Eric Thomas

Eric Thomas

Chief Meteorologist

Charlotte, NC

Multiple Emmy Award winner for Weather Broadcasts. Also, have been voted as Charlotte's Best by various publications around Charlotte. American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval. But the biggest honor for me happens every day when someone turns on WBTV and gives me a chance to inform them about upcoming weather. Thank you for that opportunity. I'll do my best never to let you down!!


Recent Articles by Eric

  Don’t look now - more storms late Wednesday

  BLOG: Severe weather update for Thursday

  Overnight rain and storms give way to sunnier, warmer days

  Despite much sun, big warming trend this week!

  A colder, wetter weekend is on the way

  First Alert this weekend - wet and wild temperature swings

  Spring-like temperatures this week – until the weekend

  Mild weather roars back, but brings rain with it

  Sunny weekend signals a warmer week!

  Rain gives way to sunshine and (yes) snow this weekend!

  Rain roars back into our area

  Next chance of rain is Thursday – then colder again

  First Alert Days this week: Tuesday and Thursday

  First Alert declared for round 2 of heavy mountain snow

  Our latest cold air blast now underway

  The next cold air blast takes aim at the Carolinas

  Less Rain This Week – Roller Coaster Temperatures

  Another First Alert Posted – Back To Rain Again!

  Temperatures cool below freezing overnight leaving potential for icy roads

  In case you haven’t heard – snow hits Thursday

  Rain moves out Tuesday night - snow next?

  First Alert for late Tuesday plus – late week snow?

  Winter chill arrives with the weekend!

  Finally dry weather returns, but so does cold air!

  First Alert posted for Thursday morning – more rain

  First Alert Day Thursday for more rain

  First Alert Day declared for Tuesday and Thursday, more flooding concerns

  Big swings in Charlotte weather – from tornadoes to snowfall

  Rain moving out but flooding and high winds continue

  First Alert Thursday for flooding rains and severe storms