Diane Deaton

Diane Deaton is the weathercaster for WAFB 9News This Morning and Early Edition. She moved to Baton Rouge in 1983 and was born in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Outside of her work at the station, Diane is very active in the community.

Over the years, Diane has helped build several Habitat for Humanity houses and now serves on their Board of Directors. She is also currently a board member of the Friends of the LSU Textile and Costume Museum and a new member of the Board of Directors with the East Baton Rouge Council on Aging.

Diane is a past Board member of the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre.

For several years, she has been involved with VIP'S (Volunteers in Public Schools) “Reading Friends” program, tutoring first and second graders at Buchanan Elementary.

Diane is also the “handler” of a Champion Show Dog, (a Bernese Mountain dog named Rocky), through the LSU “Tiger Hats” Pet Therapy program. Through this program she visits the children and their families at Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital.

She is also a charter member of “Pearls and Tiger Paws,” the Volunteer League for Veterinary Medicine at LSU. And, for the past decade, she has been the American sponsor of a child in central America through “World Vision,” an International Christian Relief Program.

Recent Articles by Diane

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Isolated light showers this afternoon

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Considerably warmer winter morning

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Valentine’s Day forecast

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Enjoy sunny skies

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Spotty showers

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Dense fog advisory

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Winter is back

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Only one more unseasonably warm day before cold front

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: No umbrella needed today

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Keep the umbrella handy

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Keep the umbrella handy

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Dense fog advisory

FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Significantly warmer, cloudy

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warming up after chilly start

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cloudy, with light winds

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cold will stick around, but not for long

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: BIG changes coming; Winter Weather Advisory for some

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cool; lots of sunshine

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sunny but chilly

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain throughout the day