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

  Meteor shower outburst possible Thursday evening

  Forecast: Still gloomy for Monday, but improvements by mid-week

  First Alert Weather Days: Rain to snow Tuesday, potential record cold Wednesday

  Forecast: Mild Monday, then a significant wintry blast

  Halloween Tornado Watch: First Alert Weather Day this evening

  Forecast: Dry early this week, watching rain for Halloween

  First Alert Weather Day: Strong storms possible Sunday

  Forecast: Beautiful Wednesday ahead

  Forecast: First Alert Weather Day on Tuesday for chance of severe storms

  Forecast: Several more rain chances in the 7 day forecast

  Tropical Storm Nestor could bring soaking rain Sunday

  First Alert Weather Day: Soaking rain likely

  Forecast: Rain chances go up next couple of days

  First Alert Weather Day: Mid-week record heat

  Forecast: All-time October heat, then autumn finally arrives Friday

  Forecast: Record heat mid-week then autumn weather finally arrives

  Forecast: Still hot with 2 days of record heat coming this week

  Forecast: Hot next four days, then fall arrives

  Tracking the Tropics

  Forecast: Pleasant through Wednesday; heat and humidity roaring back Thursday

  Forecast: Dry and comfortable next few days, heat builds this weekend

  Forecast: Fall begins on Monday, but the heat continues

Humberto upgraded to hurricane strength

  Forecast: Hot on Monday, not much rain in sight

  First Alert Weather Day: Strong afternoon storms possible

  Forecast: Strong thunderstorms possible on Monday

  Tracking Dorian: Southeast Virginia blasted with wind, rain, surge, but not much in Richmond

  Forecast: Nice end to the holiday weekend

  Forecast: Gloomy and cool early this week

  First Alert Weather Day: Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Central, Southern Virginia