Allison Croghan is the Social Media Anchor and Midday Meteorologist on Fox 13 News.

After graduating with a journalism degree from the University of Mississippi, Allison studied atmospheric science through Mississippi State University’s Distance Meteorology Program.

Growing up in the St. Louis, Missouri, severe weather was not uncommon. Allison’s first television news job was in Joplin, Missouri, where she covered the aftermath of one of the deadliest tornadoes in America’s history.

While Allison certainly has a passion for weather, she loves sports as well. In college, one of her favorite internships was at ESPN in Connecticut. Fun fact: her first time reporting on live television was during an Ole Miss basketball game on ESPNU.

Her career has taken her across the country, but she’s happy she landed at Fox 13 in June of 2012. When Allison isn’t working, she’s busy hiking, reading, practicing yoga, or attending sporting events.

Recent Articles
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    Titanic II launch pushed back to 2018

    Don’t book your tickets for the Titanic II just yet. A spokesman for Australian tycoon Clive Palmer told the Belfast Telegraph that the project to bring an exact replica of the original ill-fated ship has been pushed back from 2016 to 2018. The new ship will be practically identical to the original luxury liner, which famously sank in April 1912 after striking an iceberg on its maiden voyage. The only difference will be that the Titanic II will be wider, […]

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    Plus-sized model Ashley Graham lands Sports Illustrated swimsuit gig

    Confidence is my golden rule. My #SwimSexy campaign with @swimsuitsforall in @SI_Swimsuit: — Ashley Graham (@theashleygraham) February 10, 2016 (CNN) — Last year Ashley Graham was in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. In an ad. This year the plus-sized model is one of the stars, a 2016 SI Swimsuit rookie. It's official – I'm a @si_swimsuit model!! This is a dream come true. Thank you to everyone who stood up for curves- our voices were heard and together […]

  • Comedian Bill Cosby appears on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley on April 15, 2012.

    Kanye West’s ‘Bill Cosby Innocent’ tweet sparks outrage

    (CNN) — With just one tweet, Kanye West succeeded at creating yet another Twitter storm. The rapper caused an uproar on Twitter Tuesday, when he tweeted: “BILL COSBY INNOCENT !!!!!!!!!!” West gave no explanation as to how he got to such a conclusion or any context as to why he made such a controversial comment. BILL COSBY INNOCENT !!!!!!!!!! — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 9, 2016 In fact, he moved on and posted about another hot topic — NBA star […]


    #BoycottBeyonce sparks backlash

    (CNN) — Call it a backlash against the backlash. A move to #BoycottBeyonce has some clapping back over what they see as the superstar being unfairly targeted. It all began when the singer dropped her music video for her song “Formation” on Saturday. In the song Beyonce speaks of her heritage with lyrics such as “My daddy Alabama/Momma Louisiana/You mix that Negro with that Creole/Make a Texas bamma” and declares, “I like my baby hair, with baby hair and afros/I […]

  • The Monday following the big game is when digital viewership for Super Bowl ads peaks, according to YouTube. People watch and re-watch ads online, sharing and commenting about them on social media. Hyundai's ad featuring Ryan Reynolds was one of the top 10 most-viewed Super Bowl ads on YouTube, according to Google.

    Today is the biggest day for Super Bowl ads

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The Super Bowl may be the most-watched event in America, but the ads have their biggest moment after the game. Historically, the Monday following the big game is when digital viewership for Super Bowl ads peaks, according to YouTube. People watch and re-watch ads online, sharing and commenting about them on social media. And If you missed an ad when you got up to refill your plate with queso dip, you can still join in on […]

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    Watch them Nae Nae: Expect these dances at Super Bowl

    If your dance fever wasn’t tamed by “Grease: Live,” you’ll soon get another chance to watch folks get down on TV. Not only will we see incredible moves out on the field on Super Bowl Sunday, but players are known to debut some fancy footwork in the end zone. Celebratory dances are very popular, but players can get slapped with steep fines should referees deem the dances too “excessive.” Former NFL player Terrell Owens and Butterfinger have offered to pay […]

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    10 of the coolest work perks

    Perks will never keep you at a job — especially if you hate it. But they certainly can make your time at an employer a lot more enjoyable … and your life a little less expensive. Jobs site Glassdoor compiled a list of some of the more fun or unusual perks cited by its users that go above and beyond that core set of benefits most people expect these days (e.g., health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) matches, etc.). Take […]

  • Crowds gather in Punxsutawney, PA for groundhog day to see if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow.

    Early spring coming, Punxsutawney Phil prognosticates

    (CNN) — Spring is coming! America’s most iconic weather forecaster, the Pennsylvania groundhog Punxsutawney Phil, “told” this to the president of the groundhog club after not seeing his shadow at Gobbler’s Knob in the town northeast of Pittsburgh. Legend dictates that if Phil does not see his shadow on Groundhog Day, there will be early springlike weather. Punxsutawney Phil announced his prediction in front of a crowd of thousands. Following three taps on the door to the burrow, Phil, the […]

  • FILE: Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz campaigns in Waterloo, Iowa on January 23, 2016.

    Iowa caucuses: Ted Cruz wins; Clinton declares victory

    (CNN) — Hillary Clinton declared victory early Tuesday morning in a razor-thin contest against Bernie Sanders in Iowa. But Democratic party officials have not yet declared a winner. “Hillary Clinton has won the Iowa Caucus,” the Clinton campaign said. “After thorough reporting — and analysis — of results, there is no uncertainty and Secretary Clinton has clearly won the most national and state delegates.” The state party indicated in a separate statement that it was not ready to make a […]

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    Worst may finally be over for Chipotle

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Chipotle shares surged 5% in premarket trading Monday following reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may soon declare that the E. coli outbreak at the popular Mexican food chain is over. The Wall Street Journal reported that the CDC may make such an announcement as early as Monday. But according to report, the cause of the outbreak is still unknown. Chipotle and the CDC were not immediately available for comment. Chipotle has been […]

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    Guy who bought from under Google’s nose gets a big payday

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) —, one of the most valuable domains on the Internet, was mistakenly sold for $12 last fall. Google paid $12,000 to get it back. The buyer was a former Googler, Sanmay Ved, who discovered on the list of domains available for sale on September 29. He bought it, charging the $12 fee to his Discover card, never really expecting the transaction to go through. “I was hoping I would get an error at sometime saying […]

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    Michael Jackson didn’t want a white actor to portray him

    With controversy raging over Joseph Fiennes’ casting as Michael Jackson in a British TV production, a 1993 video has surfaced of the late singer saying he didn’t want a white actor to portray him on screen. Fiennes is set to play the pop star in the half-hour comedy “Elizabeth, Michael & Marlon,” which centers around a fabled road trip in which Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando tried to get home to Los Angeles from New York after the September […]


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