Danielle Niles

WBZ-TV's Danielle NilesDanielle Niles is the Meteorologist for CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV Morning (4:30AM-7AM) and Noon News with co-anchors Kathryn Hauser and Chris McKinnon.

A native of Weymouth, MA, Niles joined WBZ-TV News from New England Cable News where she spent five years as weekday morning meteorologist.

Before that, Niles was a forecaster at Weather Services International in Andover, MA where she provided forecasts for private companies.

Niles is a 2006 cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts/Lowell where she earned her bachelor’s degree in atmospheric science, and was captain of the women’s varsity soccer team.

She then went on to earn a master’s degree in meteorology at Florida State University.

Boston’s WBZ-TV and sister-station myTV38 (WSBK-TV) are part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.

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2015 Weekend Setup

Ocean Storm Stays Offshore

We’ve made it to the weekend! And what a week it has been.  Some communities are still cleaning up from Tuesday’s severe weather outbreak. I’m still sifting through emails – mostly of incredible hail pictures […]


2015 Weekend (1)

Summer Lovers Weekend

The heat continues – although we get a break in the oppressive humidity today as drier air works into the region.  We hit 91 in Boston yesterday and 92 the day prior.  If we can […]


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Threat For Localized Flooding Wednesday

Sticky, soupy, oppressive, sweaty – use whatever adjective you like – it’s humid out there! The steamy air will fuel downpours and thunderstorms as a cold front sweeps through later on today.  With so much […]


Whitewater rafting at Zoar Outdoor. (WBZ-TV)

Adventure Week: Whitewater Rafting, Zip-Lining In The Berkshires

WBZ-TV’s Danielle Niles rode the rapids and zip-lines in western Massachusetts for Adventure Week.


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Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect

There’s been no real change to our thinking here in the WBZ Weather center; severe storms are possible today with the time frame of greatest concern between 2-8 PM. A few details to go over… […]


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Monitoring Severe Weather Threat For Tuesday

Aside from some locally dense fog this morning and a spot shower during the afternoon, our weather will be fairly quiet today. Expect muggy conditions with highs in the 80s inland, 70s at the coast […]


2015 Convective Outlook

Threat for Severe Storms Thursday

Strong to severe storms rumbled across parts of western and northern New England yesterday, but weakened rapidly as they came into central/eastern MA last evening. Today, a cold front will trigger another round of storms…but […]


2015 RPM 4KM (1)

Strong Evening Thunderstorms Possible

Scattered showers and downpours this morning mark the leading edge of humid air that will push into the region this afternoon.  The wet weather is welcome news considering many of our lawns and gardens already […]


"Undercast" looking from the top of the Prudential building in Boston (credit: Blue Hill Observatory)

Chance Of Thunderstorms Tuesday Afternoon

It’s a murky start out there. Low clouds, patchy fog and cool temperatures make it hard to believe we’ll be well into the 70s and even some 80s by later on today! The backdoor front […]



Location, Location, Location

While it won’t be nearly as hot as it was yesterday across the region, it will be another warm one in many communities. The big exception is if you live in northeastern MA. A backdoor front […]




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