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

La Niña may develop by fall, could mean active and intense hurricane season ahead

There is no such thing as heat lightning

NBC12, National Weather Service offer weather lessons to keep kids educated, entertained at home

Forecast: Cool Sunday, warmer again starting Tuesday

Winter whimpers to a close, spring to bring warmer than average temperatures

  Forecast: Warm stretch ahead with shower chances returning

Pollen levels already medium to high in Central Virginia

  Why the Nashville tornado was so dangerous, and how to prepare for unexpected severe weather

  Forecast: March eases in like a lamb

  Forecast: Chilly Saturday night, warmer on Sunday

  First Alert Weather Day: Low-end threat for strong wind gusts Wednesday evening; Dense morning fog

  Forecast: Wet and warm next couple of days, then dry and cold late week

  First Alert: Snow Targets Southern Virginia with significant amounts Thursday night

Henrico storm spotter compares weather this February to prior years - the difference is stunning

  Forecast: Roller coaster of weather ahead this week

  First Alert Weather Day: Flooding likely Thursday into Friday

  Forecast: Unseasonably warm next couple of days, tracking heavy rain on Thursday

  Forecast: Getting cooler this week, watching possible Saturday storm

  Forecast: Gradually getting milder the next few days

  Forecast: Cold Tuesday, then gradually getting milder

  Forecast: Colder than average next few days, then milder late week

  First Alert: Much colder weather a sure thing, Chilly rain on Saturday

  Forecast: Mild temperatures, on and off showers the next few days

  First Alert Weather Day: Severe storm threat for Saturday night upgraded

  First Alert Weather Day: A little snow Tuesday, especially northwest of Richmond

  Forecast: Watching rain and snow on Tuesday

  Forecast: Watching rain, potentially mixed with a little snow ahead

  No White Christmas in Virginia this year, but great travel weather is expected

  Forecast: Drier and colder the next few days

  Forecast: Unsettled weather returns to start the week