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StormTracker Amy Castor

Oklahoma native, Amy Castor was raised in the southwestern town of Mangum where her love of weather began. The wide open plains offered much in the way of viewing storms and her love for severe weather started at a very young age. 

Having an interest in computers and electronics, she chose Oklahoma State University and majored in Electrical Engineering Technology with a minor in Computer Science.  In 1998, while planning a weather-related project for school, she met Val Castor, Senior StormTracker for NEWS 9; she was hired as a StormTracker that same year. 

The two teamed up both professionally and personally and together have reported and filmed over 150 tornadoes.  These experiences include the May 3, 1999 F5 tornadoes, which occurred just one month before their wedding!

Responsible for shooting tornado footage and helping Val navigate and send live video back to NEWS 9, her job in the field is always exciting, and their incredible footage has been featured worldwide.  

The Castors reside in Stillwater and have four children: Grace, Annie, Emma and Jack.  Amy and Val are active members of Eagle Heights Baptist Church and absolutely love being able to chase storms together.

Follow Amy on Facebook here:  www.facebook.com/AmyCastorNews9

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