Chief Meteorologist Steve Weagle

Chief Meteorologist Steve Weagle
WFLX Chief Meteorologist Steve Weagle

Born/Raised: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Education: UNB Science Degree in Math/Physics Dalhousie University Meteorology

Work Experience: Steve joined NewsChannel5 in July 1998. Previously he worked for the CTV and with the Weather Service. Also a internship with a private ocean forecasting company.

Steve holds the CBM Seal from the AMS, the highest seal awarded to television meteorologists. He is also a full member of the American Meteorological Society. Career highlights include 2004 Hurricane Frances, where he talked South Floridians through the storm for almost 67 hours straight. Three weeks later major Hurricane Jeanne stuck. Then in 2005 it was Hurricane Wilma. Also memorable was the August 2003 tornado that tore through Northern Palm Beach County (and damaged his house). Every June for over a decade Steve has biked from Sebastian to Boca Raton for Steve's Ride for the Red Cross. He also supports many other local charities including the Palm Beach Literacy Coalition and Cystic Fibrosis. Steve talks to tens of thousands of viewers each year about hurricane preparedness.

Steve is married and has a son. In his spare time he plays golf, tennis and runs at the beach.