Emily Sutton

4Warn Storm Team Meteorologist

A well-recognized face in Oklahoma, meteorologist Emily Sutton joined the 4Warn Storm Team in December 2009. She started on air a few weeks before Oklahoma City's largest snowstorm, the "Christmas Eve Blizzard," and has been experiencing Oklahoma extremes ever since. In 2013 she promoted to weekday mornings.

Since distinguishing herself while storm chasing live during the historic May 2013 tornado outbreaks, Sutton continues to cover significant storms firsthand for KFOR-TV. Her storm chasing gained national recognition with video showcased on CNN, MSNBC and The Weather Channel. Sam Anderson profiled her storm chasing experiences for "The New York Times Magazine" and blog "The 6th Floor" in August 2013.

Her passion for weather started at a young age but wasn't realized until joining the Storm Chase Team at the University of Missouri where she saw her first tornado in 2004. Sutton graduated with honors and dual degrees in Atmospheric Science and Media Convergence Journalism.

Sutton started on air in 2007 at KMIZ-TV in Columbia, Missouri. Shortly after, she joined WCYB-TV in the Tri-Cities/Bristol, Tennessee as a meteorologist and general assignment reporter. It's here she learned about the dynamics of mountain weather and polished her reporting skills.

Sutton is a member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society.

Besides weather, Sutton loves to sing and had the honor of singing in front of thousands at Tennessee's famous NASCAR track, Oklahoma City Baron's hockey and Thunder basketball.

In her spare time, Sutton loves to swim, cycle, travel, cook and spend time with her Springer Spaniel rescue pup, Okie. Sutton races in triathlons for charity. In 2011, Sutton crossed the finish line of her first half Ironman Triathlon and raised $6,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Emily Sutton and Scott Hines created TEAM OKLAHOMA, a group of 13 Oklahomans training for the 2014 Arizona Ironman in an effort to raise $200,000 for "The Go Mitch Go Foundation." GMG is an Oklahoma-born non-profit raising money for leukemia and lymphoma Research. Sutton is racing in honor of her Aunt Liz, who is currently fighting leukemia. To donate click here: https://www.yellowcheetah.com/fundraising/382/13671/Emily-Sutton

Recent Articles

  • Stay 4Warned: Very large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes possible this afternoon

    Posted on: 6:23 am, April 23, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:29am, April 23, 2014

    As an upper level storm approaches, our severe weather chances increase this afternoon. A dryline will push into extreme western Oklahoma, sparking...
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  • Clear skies Tuesday night; Severe weather chances increasing Wednesday

    Posted on: 6:11 am, April 22, 2014, by , and , updated on: 10:29pm, April 22, 2014

    Temperatures will drop into the 50s overnight under clear skies. As an upper level storm approaches, our severe weather chances...
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  • Skies clearing tonight for a beautiful Tuesday before more storms

    Posted on: 6:30 am, April 21, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:42pm, April 21, 2014

    Showers and thunderstorms will redevelop this afternoon and a few could be severe with wind and hail as the main...
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  • Clearing skies leads to a cool night, partly cloudy and warm Friday

    Posted on: 6:25 am, April 17, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:36pm, April 17, 2014

    Clearing skies will lead to a cool night in the mid 40s. Weather conditions improve for tomorrow with partly cloudy...
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  • Chance of rain moves in late tonight, scattered showers possible tomorrow

    Posted on: 6:29 am, April 16, 2014, by , and , updated on: 10:50pm, April 16, 2014

    Our next chance of rain moves in late tonight. Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will be possible across our...
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  • Warmer, windy day ahead along with very high fire danger

    Posted on: 6:41 am, April 15, 2014, by , and , updated on: 06:25am, April 16, 2014

    Wednesday will be a warmer and windy day. Temperatures will make it into the 60s and 70s! Fire danger will...
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  • Freeze warnings in effect tonight; 60s to return tomorrow

    Posted on: 6:12 am, April 14, 2014, by , and , updated on: 10:41pm, April 14, 2014

    Freeze Warnings and Hard Freeze Warnings are in effect tonight through tomorrow morning, so make sure to protect your plants. Temperatures...
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  • Severe weather moves north, partly cloudy skies overnight

    Posted on: 6:17 am, April 2, 2014, by , and , updated on: 10:27pm, April 2, 2014

    Severe weather has moved north of Oklahoma this evening and we will be left with partly cloudy skies overnight. A...
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  • Large hail, isolated tornadoes possible, risk increases on Wednesday

    Posted on: 6:11 am, April 1, 2014, by , and , updated on: 10:25pm, April 1, 2014

      Southwestern parts of the state are under a slight risk for large hail and damaging winds through Tuesday night....
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  • Large hail, damaging winds, an isolated tornado possible Tues. – Thurs.

    Posted on: 6:15 am, March 31, 2014, by , and , updated on: 10:36pm, March 31, 2014

      Showers and storms will track into eastern Oklahoma this afternoon. Temperatures will continue to stay above normal around 80 degrees. Fire...
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  • NewsChannel 4′s Emily Sutton, Scott Hines serving up Hideaway Pizza for a good cause tonight

    Posted on: 3:50 pm, March 4, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:01pm, March 5, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY -  NewsChannel 4′s own meteorologist Emily Sutton and In Your Corner reporter, Scott Hines, continue to go the...
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  • WEATHER: Wind advisory in effect for western Oklahoma until 7 P.M.

    Posted on: 9:05 pm, January 2, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:25pm, January 3, 2014

    OKLAHOMA - Temps will briefly warm this afternoon and tomorrow before a powerful front moves through our state. A wind advisory has...
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