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 waves of rain arrived, much more to come

  First Alert Days issued Saturday through Monday

  Tropical air arrives in Carolinas, rain expected Thursday

  Badly needed rain right around the corner, along with a possibly very wet weekend

  Our dry weather pattern is about to come to an abrupt end

  Still looking for rain? Your day is coming!

  Mild, seasonal weather expected looking toward next week

  Severe storms moving out, milder air moving in

  Thursday tied a 101 year record high temperature. But a break is coming!

  Forever Family: Meet Dakota

  Heat wave continues as another day hits 95 degrees

  First heat wave of the season brings in the holiday weekend

  Heat wave kicks off start of Memorial Day weekend

  After cool Wednesday, highs expected in 90s throughout weekend

  Nice, sunny Wednesday before temps surge into 90s

  Warm weather continues as average highs hit 80

  Temps Saturday will get close to records

  Temps continue to rise heading into weekend

  Heat set to return by the weekend

  Spring weather hangs on one more day

  A cooler Monday leads to an even cooler Tuesday

  Hurricane Awareness Tour takes Charlotte by storm

  Heavier rain heading back for the weekend

  Rain chances increasing toward the weekend

  Spotty afternoon thunderstorms possible as we prepare for a wet weekend

  Temps climb this week as we head toward yet another wet weekend

  FIRST ALERT issued for Saturday, strong storms expected to hit Carolinas

  Friday looks similar to Thursday, storms more likely over the weekend

  Warm temps stick around as we head toward a somewhat unsettled weekend

  Summer-like heat remains as we head toward a possibly wetter weekend