Gerard, a certified broadcast meteorologist, previously worked at WPLG and WTVJ in South Florida, in addition to television stations in Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio; Evansville, Indiana; Knoxville, Tennessee, and San Antonio, Texas. In addition, his radio weather forecasts have been heard on over 200 stations across the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean.
He began his career as a meteorological technician prior to working in broadcasting and he also taught meteorology at The University of Miami.
When he’s not forecasting, he spends his time making public appearances at schools and civic organizations, working as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, coaching youth soccer and organizing a weekend youth sports for kids ages 5-15.
South Florida is keeping close tabs on Tropical Storm Erika which has not made a predicted turn to the northwest yet and continues to be centered in the Caribbean just south of the Dominican Republic.
Meteorologist John Gerard says an El Niño advisory has been issued by the Climate Prediction Center for all of North America including the entire U.S. as well as South Florida.
Hundreds of people walked or ran down the streets of Davie on Saturday, all in the name of helping women affected by domestic violence.
Warmer and more humid weather will be the rule from Sunday through Christmas Eve.
The weather is as quiet as a church mouse on Christmas Eve thanks to a large area of high pressure covering most of the eastern U.S. including South Florida.
A much milder weekend is now well underway. South Florida topped out in the mid to upper 70s Saturday and another similar day is expected for Sunday to round out the weekend.
Drier air has moved in to South Florida and a very pleasant weather pattern is shaping up for the entire week.
Drier air and a very pleasant weather pattern has arrived in South Florida and it looks like the area will get to enjoy mostly sunny skies right through next week.
The cool weather over holiday weekend was nice while it lasted.
The high pressure system that’s gotten South Florida below normal temperatures will move east into the Atlantic the next few days.