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

  First Alert Weather Day: Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10pm Monday

  Forecast: First Alert Weather Day for one more day of excessive heat and a late-day storm chance

  Forecast: Final day of extreme heat Monday ends with a severe storm risk

  Forecast: Dangerous heat begins Wednesday, continues through weekend

  First Alert Weather Day: Severe storms possible; heat advisory for parts of Va.

  Forecast: Very hot week ahead

Barry makes landfall as a hurricane, weakens back to tropical storm

  Forecast: Hot Sunday, low storm chances

  Forecast: Widespread ends tonight, but scattered storms linger Monday

  First Alert Weather Day: Pockets of heavy rain could cause flooding Sunday evening

  Hit or miss storms could threaten Independence Day plans

  First Alert Weather Day: Heat index to soar above 100 on Wednesday

  Forecast: Scorcher Wednesday with high heat, humidity

  Forecast: Comfortable on Monday, then heat returns

  Forecast: Another hot day Sunday, short-lived relief Monday

  First Alert Weather Day: Severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m.

  Forecast: Multiple rounds of strong thunderstorms possible next few days

  First Alert Weather Day: Afternoon, evening downpours possible

  Forecast: Heavy downpours likely Monday

  Storm threat ends for Wednesday evening

  First Alert Weather Day: Strong storms possible Sunday PM

  Forecast: First Alert Weather Days for excessive heat

  Parts of Virginia under a severe thunderstorm watch

  Forecast: Hot Monday with a storm chance, then cooler Tuesday

  ‘Bermuda High’ to increase temps this weekend

Forecast: Showers continue Monday, then drier midweek

  Scattered showers and strong storms Sunday

Forecast: Drier to start the work week

  First Alert: Few strong storms likely Sunday

Forecast: Cool Monday, much warmer mid-week