Friends, Former KAKE Colleagues Remember Storm Chaser

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Hollywood Reporter

Storm Chasers star Matt Hughes died May 26 in Kansas at 30 — but the news was not widely publicized until his last episode aired on the Discovery Channel Wednesday night.

Hughes, who also worked as a meteorologist on Wichita’s ABC affiliate KAKE-TV, committed suicide. He is survived by his wife, Kendra, and two sons, Collin and Hunter. More than 500 people attended his funeral.


Hughes’ friend and former colleague wrote on KAKE-TV’s website in June More…