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: Tornado Watch for Northern Neck

Forecast: First Alert Weather Day for rain, wind, storm threat Monday

Forecast: Nice Sunday ahead, but stormy Monday

  Cold blast likely in Virginia to start off December

  Showery start to Thanksgiving, turns dry and warm in the afternoon

Forecasters accurately predicted extremely active hurricane season in 2020

Forecast: Mostly sunny Monday, looking good for Thanksgiving

Forecast: Another warm day on Sunday

  Leonid meteor shower peaks tonight

Forecast: Gusty winds bring a threat for downed trees Sunday evening

  First Alert: Cold front likely brings squall line of gusty showers Sunday evening

Forecast: Gusty wind threat on Sunday

First Alert Weather Day: Heavy rain, storms causing flooding/school delays & closures this AM

  Forecast: A couple more dry days, then it turns rainy

  Forecast: Warm and sunny again on Sunday

  Freeze Warning across central VA

Forecast: Dry, cold for Monday but it gets warmer soon

Forecast: Chilly but dry Halloween

  First Alert Weather Day: Final round of storms possible tonight

  Forecast: Tracking arrival of Zeta in Virginia later this week

  Forecast: All eyes on Zeta’s arrival in Virginia on Thursday

Dog named ‘Cirrus’ at Richmond SPCA, 1 of 3 dogs named after clouds

  Forecast: Tracking tropical soaker potential this week

Forecast: Sunday to bring clouds, rain

  Forecast: Dry weather holds on a few more days

  Orionid meteor shower peaks early Wednesday morning

Forecast: Dry weather continues next several days

Forecast: Beautiful weather again on Sunday

  First Alert: Frost Advisory for areas west of I-95 Saturday night into Sunday morning

  First Alert: A cold front will bring rain Friday