Eric Fisher

WBZ-TV's Eric FisherEric Fisher is Chief Meteorologist for CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV News and anchors weather segments weeknights at 5PM, 6PM, and 11PM, as well as WBZ-TV News at 10PM on myTV38 (WSBK-TV).

“I’ve lived in New England most all of my life, and I am thrilled to return home to Massachusetts and join the outstanding team of meteorologists at WBZ-TV,” said Fisher about the move to WBZ-TV News. “Like every member of the ‘BZ weather team, I’ve loved weather from a young age. I distinctly recall Memorial Day of 1995, when the infamous tornado ripped through Great Barrington. I was glued to the weather reports and the meteorologists showing active radar screens, and I knew this was the job for me. Plus, my wife and I are life-long fans of the Sox, Bruins, Patriots, and Celtics. It feels great to be back in the area.”

Fisher joins WBZ-TV News from The Weather Channel in Atlanta where he spent three years as a Meteorologist producing and delivering national forecasts and contributing numerous live reports on extreme weather for The Weather Channel, NBC Nightly News, TODAY, and MSNBC. Some of the most notable events Fisher reported from include the Moore, OK tornado in 2013; the 2011 tornado Super Outbreak; Hurricanes Sandy, Irene, and Isaac; and the massive blizzards that essentially shut down New York City in December of 2010 and Boston in February of 2013. Recent times have unfortunately provided no shortage of natural disasters.

Before that, Fisher served as a freelance weekend meteorologist for WFXT-TV in Boston. He began his distinguished career at WGGB-TV in Springfield, MA, where he spent four years as a Meteorologist and Anchor. He started at WGGB-TV anchoring weekend weathercasts and then moved to weekday morning weathercasts, contributing weathercasts across broadcast and digital platforms as well as writing a column for the Springfield Republican and reporting on a number of environmental stories. A supporter of science and learning, Eric is also a member of both the Mount Washington Observatory and the Blue Hill Observatory here in New England. Eric is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany (SUNY) earning a B.S. degree majoring in Atmospheric Science with a minor in Mathematics.

In addition to anchoring the WBZ-TV News AccuWeather reports weeknights on WBZ-TV News at 5, 6 and 11PM and WBZ-TV News at 10PM on myTV38, Fisher’s duties as Chief Meteorologist include working with the weather team to develop the content and delivery of weathercasts across broadcast and digital platforms, create and report on environmental stories in newscasts, and produce weather special events and programs.

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

Connect with Eric on Facebook.com/ericfisherwx  and on Twitter @Ericfisher

Eric Fisher

A Recipe For Weekend Snowflakes

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook It’s not snow on Christmas Eve, but lovers of dendrites will have to settle for this weekend. And hey why not? There’s certainly a holiday feel this weekend […]

12/19/2014

wildcat

Looking For Snow? Head North!

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook Yet another unreal morning at Stowe! pic.twitter.com/IBoeoqle2V — Stowe Mt Resort (@StoweMtResort) December 16, 2014 We’ve sure had plenty of rain falling from the sky this month, but […]

12/18/2014

(Photo credit ARNO BURGI/AFP/Getty Images)

A Quiet Stretch – Then Christmas Week Storminess

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook Seems like stuff has been falling from the sky a lot lately. In fact, it has rained or snowed in the Boston area 11/17 days so far this […]

12/18/2014

dec3STORM2

More Active Weather Ahead? Two Systems To Watch

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook It sure has been busy in the weather office during much of October, November, and now into December. By my count we’ve had 5 separate ‘wintry’ events already […]

12/03/2014

Snow driving (WBZ-TV)

November Wrap & December Preview

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook Much like in 2013, November was Snowvember, or Novembrrr if you prefer. Some towns saw snow on 4 or 5 separate calendar days, which is pretty decent by […]

12/02/2014

(Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Eye On Weather: How To Trust Online Forecasts

Headlines are bold in the world of the internet. But there isn’t much quality control.

11/29/2014

fitchburg

A Thanksgiving Note!

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook Just another day on this most excellent planet is reason enough to be thankful, but I wanted to write a note to all the readers of this blog […]

11/27/2014

(WBZ-TV Graphic)

Dreaming of a White…Thanksgiving?

While not a blockbuster storm, this one is sure to add a little extra stress to holiday travel plans.

11/24/2014

(Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

How Cold Has It Really Been?

This time around it’s looking like one for the record books.

11/21/2014

snowtotals

Colder Air Arrives, Snowflakes On The Way!

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook By Wednesday evening, the only warm spots left where the SE Atlantic Coast and the desert southwest. By Friday, all gone! Source: Weatherbell We’ve been watching it creep […]

11/13/2014

next

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,702 other followers