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

  Forecast: Milder Wednesday and Thursday, staying dry all week

  Extended dry stretch expected across Central Virginia

Critically endangered North Atlantic right whale named ‘Cottontail’ found dead off S.C. coast

Forecast: Milder Sunday, showers linger

NOAA considers earlier official start date for Atlantic hurricane season

  Signs of spring ahead in Virginia: mid-week warmup expected!

  Forecast: Rain expected Monday, then a mid-week warm-up

  Forecast: Frigid Saturday night into Sunday

  First Alert Weather Day: Icy conditions remain Friday evening

  More sleet, less freezing rain fell on Thursday morning

  Forecast: Rain ahead to start the week

  First Alert Weather Day: Over 280k customers without power as ice storm moves through Central Va.

Forecast: Power outage threat continues Saturday night into Sunday AM

  First Alert Weather Days: Snow likely overnight, could mix with sleet

Forecast: Black ice possible tonight, then quieter for a few days

Forecast: Snow and rain mixed on Sunday, then icy Monday morning

  First Alert: Frigid blast delayed until late next week

Sunday’s snow was biggest since 2018 in Richmond

  First Alert Weather Day: Winter storm pulls away from Virginia

  Forecast: Most of the precipitation ends Sunday evening, still slushy on roads

Forecast: Snow Sunday morning turns to a wintry mess in the afternoon

  First Alert Weather Day: Snow could cause slick roads tonight into Thursday AM

Forecast: Heavy rain Monday, First Alert to Thursday snow potential

  First Alert: COLD final week of January, snow possible

Forecast: Still chilly on Sunday, heavy rain Monday

  Forecast: Mild Friday, much colder weekend

  Forecast: Sunny and seasonable for next several days

  Forecast: Sun sticks around for next several days

  Forecast: Mainly dry for next 7 days

Forecast: Dry and sunny weather returns on Sunday