Meteorologist Brad Nitz
AMS Certified Meteorologist Brad Nitz joined WSB-TV in January 2006. His forecasts can be seen on weekdays on Channel 2 Action News at 5 and whenever severe weather breaks.
Brad has received numerous awards for his work as a meteorologist. Recently, Brad received Emmy nominations for coverage of the historic floods of 2009 in metro Atlanta and for continuing coverage of the downtown Atlanta tornado in 2008.
He also won "Best Weather Reporting" from the Associated Press for his work covering the historic flooding and another "Best Weather Reporting" award for coverage of a metro Atlanta tornado.
In 2009 Brad won the Excellence Award from the Atlanta chapter of the American Meteorological Society for “Outstanding and innovative live team coverage” of severe weather.
Guiding viewers through North Georgia's tornado outbreaks, snow and ice storms, and flooding in recent years rank as career highlights, along with covering hurricanes Katrina and Rita nationwide for NBC News during the historic hurricane season of 2005.
Brad graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Meteorology. He holds the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation from the American Meteorological Society. The CBM is the highest certification a broadcast meteorologist can obtain and replaces the old AMS seal of approval. Click here for more information.
Relatively few meteorologists have completed this rigorous certification and Brad is one of the first 90 meteorologists in the country to do so. This means you can count on Brad to bring you the most accurate and dependable weather forecasts during severe weather or sunshine and everything in between.
Prior to joining WSB-TV, Brad forecasted the weather for NBC News. Brad has worked much of his early career forecasting hurricanes and tornadoes in Florida at stations in Orlando and Jacksonville.
Brad, who has a private pilot license, had the opportunity to fly with the Navy's Blue Angels. He says it was an incredible experience that was a lot of fun and gave him an appreciation for the extraordinary skill and ability of the Navy pilots.
Brad and his wife Aimee, a Roswell native, live in East Cobb with their two daughters.
- Scattered showers, possible thunder ahead overnight Tuesday
- Increase of showers, thunderstorms ahead early Monday evening
- Warm, partly cloudy overnight Friday
- Mix of sun and clouds, possible isolated showers ahead early Friday evening
- Partly cloudy, temperatures in mid-80's ahead early Wednesday evening
- Sunny, breezy early Wednesday evening ahead
- Sunny with temperatures in the 90's ahead early Tuesday evening
- Clear skies, slow to cool temperatures ahead overnight Monday
- Sunshine, temperatures in the upper 80's ahead early Monday evening
- Scattered showers with a few embedded storms overnight Friday
- Hot, partly cloudy early Thursday evening ahead
- Sunny with temperatures in the mid-upper 80's ahead early Wednesday evening
- Sunshine with temperatures in the 80's ahead early Tuesday evening
- Sunshine and warmer temperatures ahead early Monday evening
- Breezy, cool temperatures with scattered showers ahead early Friday evening
- Risk for showers and thunderstorms increase early Thursday evening
- Sunny, warm early Wednesday evening ahead
- Sunny, warm and breezy early Tuesday evening ahead
- Clearing skies with sunshine ahead early Monday evening
- Warm temperatures, partly cloudy skies ahead Friday evening