Chris Larson

Chris Larson

Meteorologist, Traffic Anchor

Charlotte, NC

Chris' first on-air job was right here at WBTV. He anchored overnight cut-ins on Friday and Saturday nights during his final semester at Appalachian. Chris then spent 8 years in Charleston, SC as anchor/reporter and meteorologist before heading to the left coast. Chris spent the next three years working for Heavenly Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe (California and Nevada). He hosted the Emmy Award-winning “Another Heavenly Morning” and worked as a marketing manager for Vail Resorts. Chris then had a ten-year tenure as chief meteorologist for KOLO-TV in Reno, NV before moving back to Boone to be closer to his father.

A member of both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association, Chris holds the AMS Seal of Approval and was awarded the seal in 2005. Chris has also been a part of Emmy-winning team efforts in both Reno and Charleston. He was awarded best weather segment by the RTNDAC while in Reno. (Radio & Television News Directors)

Recent Articles by Chris

Enjoy a warm, sunny Sunday before the rain rolls in on Monday

  Thursday’s showers replaced with sunny, breezy weather across WBTV viewing area

  Rain, thunderstorms rolling into the area through the evening

  Chilly temperatures through Wednesday with rain to the south of the viewing area

  Dry, mild weather expected throughout the weekend

Damp, dreary end to 2018

  First Alert Day: Heavy rain, flood watches in effect

  First Alert Day: Heavy rain is back in the forecast starting overnight

Major storm system headed to the area Thursday

Christmas Day forecast will feature partly cloudy skies

Sunshine and cool high pressure on Christmas Eve

Cloudy skies, rain showers across the Charlotte metro area

Mild temps for now, wet weather ahead

  First Alert Day: Winter Storm Warning extended through noon Monday

  First Alert Days: Winter Storm Warning remains in effect through noon Monday

  Winter Storm Warning in effect for virtually entire viewing area

Winter storm approaches the Carolinas as Warning remains in effect

Thanksgiving Day forecast looks beautiful

First Alert Day: Heavy rain and freezing rain in the North Carolina High Country

  First Alert: Freezing rain threatens High Country

Cold front moving out bringing clear skies, warmer temps

Cold front moving into the area bringing chance of rain

TRACKING MICHAEL: Severe weather possible during the day Thursday

Rain, possible storms move in as Michael makes landfall in Florida

Hurricane Michael remains a very strong category 4 storm

FIRST ALERT DAYS: Hurricane Michael expected to bring heavy rain Wednesday, Thursday

FIRST ALERT DAYS: Tropical Storm Michael expected to bring heavy rain Wednesday, Thursday

A very warm October continues through end of work week

  Florence leaves dangerous flooding, 32 dead in Carolinas

Florence weakens, Carolinas enter recovery mode