John Gerard

john gerard web headshot new John GerardMeteorologist John Gerard joined CBS4 on June 15, 2014 as the weather anchor for the 6 and 11 pm weekend newscasts. He’s also the primary fill-in weather anchor for Chief Meteorologist Craig Setzer.

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.

While it might be past the “statistical peak” of hurricane season, which was September 10th, that means little for South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

2015 Hurricane Season Report Card So Far

South Florida has already seen it’s typical amount of tropical systems for the season and there are still about six weeks to go – and we might not be done yet.


(Source: CBS4)

South Florida Keeping Tabs On Erika

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.


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El Niño Advisory Issued For All Of North America

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 the 16th Annual Safewalk 5k on February 21, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Hundreds Walk To Support Women In Distress

Hundreds of people walked or ran down the streets of Davie on Saturday, all in the name of helping women affected by domestic violence.


Source: CBS4

Higher Rain Chances Coming Early Week

Warmer and more humid weather will be the rule from Sunday through Christmas Eve.


Source: CBS4

Quiet Weather Pattern This Week

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.


Source: CBS4

Warm Days Ahead Followed By Late-Week Cool Front

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.


Source: CBS4

Dry, Great Weather This Week

Drier air has moved in to South Florida and a very pleasant weather pattern is shaping up for the entire week.


Source: CBS4

Pleasant Weather Pattern Arrives

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.


(Source: CBS4)

Warmer Weather Coming Over Next Few Days

The cool weather over holiday weekend was nice while it lasted.



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