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.
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.
Grab your raincoat, forecasts are calling for a very wet Friday.
The holiday tradition returns to Dolphin Mall as their Magical Snowfall kicks off the holiday season with a snow show for kids and adults.
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.
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.