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

  Big changes in the forecast? To say the least!!

  Storms will give way to the weekend - for most

  Brutal heat continues, too dry as well!

  Scorching Monday kicks off hot work week

  Dorian finally departing - now the weekend!

  Comparing hurricanes: Matthew vs Dorian

  Calm and quiet here as Dorian heads north

  Hurricane Dorian slows, extending agony over Bahamas

  Hurricane Dorian remains a powerful Category 4

  Pleasant in the Carolinas over holiday weekend as Dorian nears Florida

  Tracking Hurricane Dorian and any possible impacts to the Carolinas

  Humidity retreats, tracking Hurricane Dorian

  Massive changes coming this weekend

  Friday storms followed by weekend chill?

  Another day and another round of storms - more coming

  More storms this week, but less heat

  More storms but less heat this week


  Relentless heat rolls on for now

  More high heat and humidity

  Thunderstorms eventually take a break

  Round two of storms Wednesday

  Relentless heat continues this weekend

  Tracking our next chance of thunderstorms

  Dodging severe thunderstorms

  Storm chances increase for Wednesday

  First full week of August - what’s on tap

  The latest update on weekend heat and storms

  Storms likely again on Friday

  Thunderstorms on the menu into the weekend