Patrick Core

Chief Meteorologist

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Chief Meteorologist Patrick Core loves living in the Tennessee Valley. Originally from Folsom, Louisiana, this husband and father of three enjoys the outdoors, fishing, gardening and any kind of sport. Patrick also enjoys spending time with his family. Patrick came to WDEF News 12 following a four-year stint at the Weather Channel, and WALB in Albany, Georgia. Patrick also owns and operates the Tri-State Weather Network which provides daily weather forecasts for 18 radio stations in the area. You can contact Patrick at


Patrick Core's Winter Forecast

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Each Thanksgiving week, Chief Meteorologist Patrick Core offers his look into the coming winter season. And this year, he has higher hopes for a big snow. Here is the breakdown (see the video for Patrick's full explanation).…