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

  First Alert days declared for this weekend

  Humidity returning but how much heat?

  Sunny Sunday followed by stormy Monday?

  Finally a dryer weekend ahead

  First Alert: Downpours, storms slated for Friday

Tropical Depression 13 forms

  Thunderstorms return again soon

  Hoping for a break Wednesday from the storms.

  More blistering heat and storms

  Blistering heat and lurking weekend storms in the WBTV viewing area

  We ‘only’ hit 91 today – hope you enjoyed the ‘break’

  More high heat -- Weekend rain?

  Thunderstorms and tropical storms: Here’s who gets what

  Tropical storm Fay may develop in the N.C. coast

  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