John Gerard

john gerard 600x450 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.

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Cool Front To Bring Relief From Summer Like Temps

We’ll get a bit of a reprieve from our summer like temps beginning this weekend thanks to a relatively rare April cool front.


MIAMI, UNITED STATES:  This 24 April 2005 aerial view shows Miami Beach. Miami is 105 years old and the eleventh largest metropolitan area in the US. According to the US Census Bureau, Miami's population in 1900 was 1,700 people, currently Miami's population stands at 362,470, with 60 percent of them foreign born. (ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Cooler Tuesday, Warmer Weather Rest Of Week

A storm system that hit New England on Monday pulled a cold front all the way down through South Florida and northwest winds dropped our lows into the mid 50s Tuesday morning.



Stormy Weather Leads To Gorgeous Weekend

After a stormy Wednesday, especially in Broward where a tornado hit Coconut Creek in the morning, more periods of storms are likely tonight and tomorrow.


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South Florida Bracing For An Umbrella Friday

Grab your raincoat, forecasts are calling for a very wet Friday.


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A Magical Snow Show Blankets The Dolphin Mall

The holiday tradition returns to Dolphin Mall as their Magical Snowfall kicks off the holiday season with a snow show for kids and adults.


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.


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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.


El Niño

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.


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Higher Rain Chances Coming Early Week

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



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