Danielle Niles

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Danielle 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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Warming Up On Marathon Monday

We will be warm come Monday afternoon.


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Offshore Weekend Storm Brings Coastal Flood Threat

It’s Friday! This week seemed to drag a bit didn’t it? I mean we did start with a messy, snowy Monday…so it’s probably welcome news for many of us to know that the storm we’ve been watching for the weekend is going to stay well to our south.


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Thursday Warmth Comes At A Cost

We have a winner of the WBZ Weather Madness! After another cold start this morning, warmer air finally returns to New England tomorrow. It comes at a cost though as areas of heavy rain will impact our Thursday. And what’s this about more snow?


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WBZ Weather Madness: The Finals

This is for all the marbles! Who’s it going to be…Jan/Feb ’15 or the Ice Storm ’08?? I have a feeling I know what event is going to be crowned the winner of our WBZ Weather Madness. Cast your vote…


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WBZ Weather Madness: The Final Four

We’ve narrowed down our original field of 16 impressive weather events to just 4 now. Who’s heading on to the Championship tomorrow? It’s up to YOU! Cast your vote in our WBZ Weather Madness…


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WBZ Weather Madness; The Final Division

From the No-name storm to a crippling ice event and historic flooding – we break down the last division of the 1st round of WBZ Weather Madness.


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WBZ Weather Madness; The Hurricane Division

Yesterday’s battle was the closest we’ve had so far. The Blizzard of 2013 came out on top by a 13% margin and moves on to the “Elite 8”. Today, we break down the Hurricane Division with two key matchups…Hurricane Bob vs. Hurricane Gloria and Hurricane Sandy vs. Hurricane Irene.


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WBZ Weather Madness; Battle of Two Top 5 Snowstorms

Who can forget the Presidents Day blizzard of 2003? This storm has the dubious distinctly of being Boston’s greatest snowstorm eve recorded, beating out even the infamous Blizzard of ’78. In more recent memory, the blizzard of 2013 brought not only a #5 snow total for Boston (24.9”) but the cities 4th highest storm surge at the coast.


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WBZ Weather Madness; Historic Snow Battle

The April Fool’s Day blizzard of 1997 won yesterday’s contest…so it’s on to the next matchup! Who can forget last winter? It was the all-time greatest seasonal snowfall for Boston at an impressive 110.6”. 2011 on the other hand started with a bang! An historic nor’easter struck just days before Halloween.


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WBZ Weather Madness Continues

Today’s match up includes the infamous 100 hour storm of 1969 versus the April Fool’s Day Blizzard of 1997. Let’s start with the former…This extremely slow moving storm dumped snow in our area from February 24-27. The 26.3” that fell in Boston still ranks as #3 in our all-time greatest snowfall. The April Fool’s Day storm came just hours after an Easter Sunday in the 60s and dumped 25.4” in Boston – good for #4 in the record books.




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