30-minute special celebrating Eric Thomas on WBTV

WBTV will highlight Eric Thomas’ impact on the Carolinas and showcase moments that connected him with our community
In case you missed it, WBTV’s current Chief Meteorologist, Eric Thomas, will retire on December 24, 2021, after nearly 40-years in meteorology.
Published: Dec. 23, 2021 at 10:19 AM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - In case you missed it, WBTV’s current Chief Meteorologist, Eric Thomas, will retire on December 24, 2021, after nearly 40-years in meteorology.

Al Conklin of WBTV News This Morning was recently named WBTV’s next Chief Meteorologist, officially stepping into his new role in January.

WBTV celebrated the career of Eric Thomas with a new 30-minute TV and streaming special, highlighting his impact on the Carolinas throughout the years and showcasing the moments that helped Eric make such a connection with our community.

» Watch and subscribe to content you won’t see in the show on our WBTV YouTube channel

WBTV’s Molly Grantham sat down earlier this week with both of them to talk about memories, their jobs, and each other.

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