Nick Russo

Nick Russo

Nick Russo joined the NBC12 First Alert Weather Team in October 2018.

Nick previously worked as a weather forecaster for NBC25/FOX66 in Flint, Michigan, for WOAY-TV in Oak Hill, West Virginia, and for KMID-TV in Midland, Texas.

He grew up south of Boston, Massachusetts and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Television Studies with a concentration in Broadcast News and a minor in Atmospheric Science from Lyndon State College (now known as Northern Vermont University at Lyndon) in Lyndonville, Vermont. He graduated cum laude.

Nick knew he wanted to forecast the weather ever since 5th grade when he was fascinated by snowstorms, thunderstorms, and hurricanes. He loves spending time outdoors, exercising, enjoying good food, and watching football. If you have any weather questions or restaurant recommendations, connect with Nick on social media!

Recent Articles by Nick

Forecast: Another cool day ahead for Sunday

  First Alert Weather Days: Flash Flood Watch in effect through Friday evening

  Forecast: Beautiful Wednesday, but rain threat increases Thursday/Friday

  Sally strengthens into a hurricane

  There is only 1 more name left on the 2020 Tropical Storm/Hurricane List

  Fall-like weather arrives ahead of the official start of Autumn in Virginia

  Forecast: Drier and cooler early this week

Forecast: Turning drier and cooler the next few days

  First Alert Weather Day: Flash flood threat on Thursday

  Forecast: Rain continues with potential for flooding on Thursday

La Niña likely by winter, potentially bad news for Virginia snow lovers

  Forecast: One more beautiful day for Labor Day

Forecast: Another beautiful day on Sunday

Swarms of dragonflies likely picked up on radar in Central Virginia Friday afternoon

  First Alert Weather Day: Heat, severe storm risk Thursday

  Tropical Storm Nana forms in the Caribbean

Wild weather in August across Central Virginia

Forecast: Clouds, low chance for rain returns

  Forecast: Beautiful day on Sunday with sun and low humidity

First Alert Weather Day Saturday: Severe threat drops as Laura’s remnants pull away

Laura made landfall overnight as a Category 4

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Central Virginia until 11pm Tuesday

  Forecast: Warming back up this week!

  Forecast: Turning hotter this week

  First Alert Weather Day: Monday evening severe storm risk

Forecast: Sun returns to start the work week

Forecast: Flooding shuts down roads on Saturday

Saturday Flash Flooding in Chesterfield County

  First Alert Weather Day: Scattered downpours likely again Thursday

Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight and tomorrow