Beloved KTLA Weather Anchor Returns Home After Stroke


Veteran Weatherman Mark Kriski: Battling Back After Minor Stroke

Mark Kriski, Los Angeles’ beloved weather anchor, is now on the mend after suffering a minor stroke two weeks ago.

Mark Kriski, KTLA weather anchor

The good news was shared by Mark’s wife, crime reporter Jennifer Gould, who posted an update for viewers on X (formerly Twitter).

“We Have a Targeted Date for Discharge!”

Jennifer’s update brought a surge of optimism and joy to well-wishers. She revealed that Mark has been undergoing rigorous physical, speech, and occupational therapy sessions, making significant progress in his recovery.

Progress and Positivity

According to Jennifer, Mark has been “kicking butt” in his rehabilitation. He is now able to communicate effectively, crack jokes, and maintain a positive spirit. The exact discharge date is still pending, but the signs of improvement are undeniable.

A Return to the Weather Desk

Mark’s absence from the weather desk has been deeply felt by countless viewers in Los Angeles. His signature wit and in-depth knowledge of the region’s climate have made him an integral part of Angelenos’ daily lives. The anticipation for his return is palpable.

Support from Colleagues and Fans

Mark and Jennifer have expressed gratitude for the outpouring of love and support they have received from colleagues, viewers, and friends. The news of Mark’s recovery has been met with widespread relief and well wishes from the KTLA family and beyond.

A Future Filled with Promise

As Mark continues to make strides in his rehabilitation, we eagerly await his return to the weather desk. His contribution to Los Angeles television has been immeasurable and his presence will once again bring joy and knowledge to viewers for years to come.