Chad Merrill Weathercaster

Chad Merrill

Chad Merrill joined WeatherBug in August of 2008 as a meteorologist. Prior to joining WeatherBug and as he pursued his interest in weather, he conducted numerous science projects relating to the atmosphere and was a weather watcher for Channel 9, WUSA-TV in Washington, D.C.

After graduating from college, Merrill was a news producer and part-time meteorologist for the NBC affiliate in Johnstown, PA. Merrill also served as a weekend meteorologist and multi-media producer for NBC25 in Hagerstown, MD, where he covered notable events such as massive area floods in 2006, as well as the MidAtlantic severe weather outbreak in 2008.

Merrill graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from the California University of Pennsylvania. When he is not working, Merrill enjoys golfing, swimming, tennis, skiing and going to the beach.

Contact Chad

1100 Wilson BLVD, Suite 601 Arlington, VA 22209

Recent Stories

  1. Washington Weather Extremes on Thanksgiving Day

    Do you know when the coldest, warmest, wettest and snowiest years were for Thanksgiving in the nation’s capital?

  2. Fun Weather Facts: Just How Cold & Snowy Has It Been?

    Mother Nature has already sped ahead to winter across the Lower 48 and the statistics prove it. Here’s a few fun facts to share with your friends about how this November compares to last year.

  3. Frost Season: When Will Washington Have Its First One?

    Fewer hours of daylight and dry, cool air is the perfect recipe for frost. When is Washington most likely to see temperatures dip far enough to end the growing season?

  4. DC Fall Foliage Season Just Around The Corner

    As the number of daylight hours diminishes and darkness lengthens, fall will bring out the vibrant hues during the foliage season. So, what is the ideal recipe that brings out the best in leaf color?

  5. Shelf Clouds Common Prior to DC Storms Lately

    The Washington area has been prone to thunderstorms this summer and early this month. Cold fronts have produced lines of thunderstorms over the last few months and those some of those storms have produced a special cloud type; shelf clouds.