Shelby Latino is FOX 8's weekday morning meteorologist. Born and raised in Covington, Louisiana, she is living a dream come true working for the "Weather Authority" of New Orleans. From 4:30 AM to 10 AM, you'll find her helping folks across Southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast get out the door with an accurate forecast.
Shelby is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (#759), a distinction that requires certain coursework, experience, a written exam, and a peer review of her work. She is a member of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association, and she has won first place awards for her work through the Associated Press and Broadcast Education Association.
Shelby graduated from Fontainebleau High School, then attended Mississippi State University to earn her degree in Professional Meteorology. During her time at Mississippi State, she had the opportunity to intern with the FOX 8 Weather Team. She also gained experience in forecasting and delivery at WeatherVision in Jackson, MS, ABC6 in Greenville, MS, WCBI in Columbus, MS, and ABC30 in Fresno, CA.
In her spare time, Shelby loves to cook, craft, cake decorate, and spend time with her growing family.