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Cantore

Jim Cantore

On-Camera Meteorologist and Storm Tracker, The Weather Channel

Jim Cantore is one of the most recognized faces in weather. Known for his live reports from severe weather events, Cantore embodies the passion and knowledge of The Weather Channel (Weather) that makes him the weather authority viewers when forecast turn dire. He has covered every major weather event of the past 25 years, including Hurricanes Katrina and Irene and Superstorm Sandy, solidifying his and The Weather Channel’s role as the leading source for severe weather coverage. Cantore is well known for...

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Forbes

Dr. Greg Forbes

Tornado and Severe Weather Expert, The Weather Channel

As the severe weather expert for The Weather Channel®, Dr. Greg Forbes reports on dangerous thunderstorm weather hazards such as tornadoes, damaging winds, hail, floods and more. Dr. Forbes was born and raised in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, and developed an interest in the weather when his 7th grade class studied a module on meteorology. He attended The Pennsylvania State University, where he received a bachelor's degree in meteorology. He received his master's and doctorate degrees at the University of...

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Dr. Rick Knabb

Dr. Rick Knabb

Hurricane Expert

Dr. Rick Knabb has returned to The Weather Channel as the network’s on-air hurricane expert and tropical program manager. Dr. Knabb leads hurricane and tropical storm reporting and provides expert in-depth forecast analyses and updates for the nation’s only 24-hour source of national storm coverage.   Dr. Knabb comes to The Weather Channel after serving as Director of the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami from 2012-2017. While at the NHC, he oversaw development of various programs implemented to...

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Niziol

Tom Niziol

Winter Weather Expert, The Weather Channel

Tom Niziol is the winter weather expert for The Weather Channel. A 30-year winter weather forecasting veteran, Niziol is the primary source of meteorological content, expertise and analysis for winter weather. Niziol is featured regularly during winter weather coverage on The Weather Channel and contributes his expertise with content on its digital platforms including weather.com online and on mobile, its category-leading mobile and tablet applications and across social media. Niziol joined The Weather...

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Bryan Norcross

Bryan Norcross

Senior Executive Director of Weather Content and Presentation, Senior Hurricane Specialist

Bryan Norcross is the senior executive director of weather content and presentation, and senior hurricane specialist at The Weather Channel, based in Atlanta. He joined the channel in the summer of 2010, bringing his extensive experience covering tropical storms and hurricanes to The Weather Channel's round-the-clock coverage. In January of 2011, Norcross added the responsibilities of director of weather presentation. He is working with management at The Weather Channel as technical and operational...

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Stu Ostro

Stu Ostro

Senior Director of Weather Communications, Senior Meteorologist

More than 30 years ago while attending Penn State, Stu began delivering weather forecasts to the public, via radio stations served by the university's Campus Weather Service. Upon receiving his B.S. in Meteorology, his professional career began at Accu-Weather as a Forecaster, then a Senior Forecaster. His responsibilities included delivering weather forecasts on radio stations, as well as providing predictions to clients in the television, utility, and ski industries. Since 1989 Stu has been with The...

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Carl Parker

Carl Parker

On-Camera Meteorologist and Hurricane Specialist, The Weather Channel

Meteorologist Carl Parker has been a fan of the skies for as long as he can remember. “Even as a kid, and I mean a young kid---five, six years old---I was fascinated by storms. I would look out the window for long periods of time, watching the show. And I still do that today.” In a supporting role with the Met Expert Team, Parker shares that passion with The Weather Channel’s severe, tropical and winter weather experts, both on and off the air. “It’s been quite an honor to work with our experts every...

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Postel

Dr. Greg Postel

Hurricane Specialist

The fact that Postel's first coherent sentence as a kid was, "It's cold outside" sums it up; that the weather was on his mind from day one. Installing meteorological equipment in his backyard and keeping daily climate records were his favorite childhood hobbies. After majoring in mathematics in college, he earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he studied how our weather patterns in mid-latitudes interact with tropics. His interest in tropical...

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