Michigan is my home and I am a local boy through and through: born and raised in Livonia, I attended Stevenson High School, Riley Middle School and Coolidge Elementary. Being able to forecast for the region I grew up in is a dream come true.
I received my Meteorology degree from the Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences department of the University of Michigan. In 2012, I was awarded the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) seal from the American Meteorological Society.
According to the AMS, the seal represents that, "the holder meets specific educational and experience criteria and has passed rigorous testing in their knowledge and communication of meteorology and related sciences needed to be an effective broadcast meteorologist." I am honored to have won multiple Emmys for Best Weathercast in Michigan by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
After interning at Fox 2 News my career started at KDRV in Medford, OR as their morning meteorologist. Two years later I jumped to New Orleans, where I worked at WWL-TV. Studying Tropical Meteorology in school helped prepare me for the extensive severe weather coverage we had during hurricane season. In 2012, Hurricane Isaac made landfall less than 100 miles south of New Orleans and we were on air 24 hours a day for 5 straight days. It was definitely an event that showed me the true power of Mother Nature.
There is no place I'd rather be than back home in Metro Detroit at Fox 2 News. Outside of work my wife and I are kept busy with our 2 kids (and dog) and love traveling Up North. Life is good!
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Cold front moves in for mid-week
Overnight lows tonight leading into Wednesday morning will be fine as we bought them out in the upper 50s. Skies will be generally clear even as the front approaches.
Frost Advisory overnight will bring a chill with frigid drop
A Frost Advisory is in effect late tonight through early Thursday morning. The city of Detroit will fall to about 38 degrees, but outer suburbs could get as low as 32 or 33 degrees.
Wet, soggy, and windy Friday incoming with more rain this weekend
Warmer temperatures are on the horizon but not until mid-next week.
Spotty showers and cool temperatures Friday extend into the weekend
The final full week of April will be slightly cooler than average as temperatures are expected to hover in the 40s and 50s.
Warm end to the week before thunderstorms this weekend and possible snowflakes Monday
April can be a crazy weather month with 80 degrees expected Friday, thunderstorms expected Sunday before temperatures plummet on Monday.
80 degrees next week? Warm-up incoming for Southeast Michigan
Ready up for a big increase in temperatures next week as weather springs us into a warmer season.
Southeast Michigan severe weather watches and warnings for Wednesday, April 5
A mix of wind, rain, hail, and flood potential make up the severe weather outlook for Southeast Michigan today.
Michigan weather: Significant threat for thunderstorms and hail, isolated tornadoes possible
Wednesday afternoon, much of Michigan is under a moderate risk for severe weather - including hail, thunderstorms, and even a possible tornado.
Spotty showers grow heavy at times Friday morning with more wet weather this weekend
The temperature swings will be severe too with conditions falling from 60 Friday into the 40s over the weekend. From there we'll near 70 degrees next week.