Twin Cities Meteorologist Goes On-Air After Hitting Deer on Way to Work

By Stephanie Tsoflias Siegel 

Not much will stop KSTP meteorologist Ken Barlow from doing his morning weather hits.

On Monday, the Twin Cities weather anchor proved that to be true after a deer hit his car on the way to work.

According to Barlow’s Twitter post, he posted a bloody photo of himself. He said that the force of the crash sent his face into the steering wheel, leaving him with a bloody nose and lip. It felt a big blood stain on his shirt.


“This is when I got to work 1/2 later…MAY have broken my nose…definitely bit my lip…managed to get all the blood out for showtime at 4:30am,” his post read.

Barlow did the weather and told a local blogger he was sore but nothing he couldn’t manage.

The accident happened at 1:30 a.m. He was going about 60 mph when the deer jumped in front of him.