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: Watching potential for tropical development Thursday near southeast coast of U.S.

  Forecast: Hot, humid weather this week with daily storm chances

Forecast: Hot, humid weather continues with storm chances

  Forecast: Hot with low storm chances this weekend

  Forecast: Hot with low storm chances this weekend

  Fourth of July forecast: Hot, isolated storm chances

A look back: Devastating derecho struck Virginia eight years ago

  Forecast: Seasonably hot the next few days with limited rain chances

  Forecast: A few strong storms possible Sunday afternoon

  First Alert Weather Day: Low risk for a few strong storms Thursday

Lightning safety awareness week: how to stay safe in a thunderstorm

More strong storms possible Tuesday

  Forecast: Heat builds next few days with daily storm chances

  Forecast: Summertime rain pattern begins today

  National Weather Service seeks opinions on potential elimination of the term ‘advisory'

  Periodic rain likely through Thursday, flood risk low

Saharan dust expected to limit tropical development for next few weeks

Cloudy, cool, and wet pattern moving into this week

  Forecast: Cooler than average next several days as rain chances increase

  Forecast: A break in the pre-summer heat for much of the next 7 days

  Forecast: Humidity creeps up the next few days

  Tropical Storm Cristobal makes landfall near New Orleans

  Forecast: Beautiful next few days

  Flooding is one of the biggest threats from tropical systems in Central Virginia

After a refreshing few days, it gets hot by mid-week

  Forecast: Low humidity through Tuesday, then much hotter

  First Alert Weather Day: Isolated strong storm possible Friday afternoon/evening

  Tropical Depression Bertha brings downpours in the Carolinas, parts of Virginia

  Tidal flooding coast, flash flooding western VA, plus river flooding this week

  Forecast: Cool for May with daily rain chances through Friday