Patrick Evans is News Channel 3's morning and noon meteorologist and host of Eye on the Desert. In August 2002, Patrick moved to the Palm Springs area to help launch the new Coachella Valley CBS affiliate, where he served as Chief Meteorologist for nearly 17 years. Following the merger with KESQ, you now see Patrick at 5:00 to 7:00 a.m. and 12 Noon on News Channel 3 and at 12:45 p.m. hosting "Eye on the Desert".
Patrick and his wife Andrea, along with their children Karina and Vesta, love to travel and take care of their rescue dachshunds and rescue cats. Patrick has served on the Board of the Family YMCA of the Desert, the Desert Symphony, and Loma Linda Children's Hospital Foundation. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Read with Me, Pathfinder Ranch, and Animal Samaritans.
In April of 2014, Patrick was the 366th recipient of a Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars as a result of his work with philanthropic organizations throughout the Valley. Patrick also earned an Emmy Award for his work on the KESQ morning newscast, and was recently inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences "Silver Circle", recognizing his over 30 years of broadcasting.
A longtime devotee of Frank Sinatra, on occasion Patrick can be spotted at various spots around the Valley, crooning a few tunes with local musicians. Another passion is food: Patrick started an Italian Sausage company named Fulvio's Foods which is served in dozens of restaurants throughout the Valley. Patrick named the company in honor of his late father, Fulvio Antonio Iachetta.