Amanda Wekesser


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Amanda Wekesser joined KOTA Territory News in November 2016 as our weekend meteorologist.

Despite growing up in the Midwest, Amanda is passionate about tracking hurricanes, which she has been doing since she was 7 years old.

Prior to moving to Rapid City, Amanda worked as a meteorologist at KFXL and KHGI in Axtell, Neb. Amanda was KHGI’s first Spanish weather anchor/meteorologist, broadcasting a daily forecast and severe weather updates entirely in Spanish.

Amanda joined the KOTA Weather Team as the weekend meteorologist in November 2016. She enjoys the challenges of forecasting for the Black Hills.

Amanda is an avid Husker football fan and a Denver Broncos fan. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming, country swing dancing, hiking and watching football.

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