Chad Merrill Weathercaster
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.
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