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.
The high pressure system that’s gotten South Florida below normal temperatures will move east into the Atlantic the next few days.
Winds have shifted into the south-southeast and this has allowed some drier air and very warm temperatures to pour into South Florida.
A warm day is on tap for South Florida to start the work week and high temperatures could approach the record of 87 degrees set back in 2000.
The arctic air that has a grip on about half of the country has had no impact on South Florida weather except to make the rest of the nation jealous!
A system that has produced more than an inch of rain in some spots Sunday is still lingering across South Florida and will give us more rain into the morning rush hour Monday.
A disturbance over the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward South Florida with showers way out ahead of it.
Sunday night’s low temperatures will not be as cold, dropping down to about 60 degrees in most areas.