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Rob Elvington

Rob Elvington is a meteorologist for WAAY.

Title: Meteorologist

Growing up North Carolina I was impacted by severe thunderstorms, snowstorms and the occasional land-falling hurricane. One of my earliest memories is chainsaws clearing trees brought down by Hurricane Hugo in 1989 in Charlotte, NC. I was fascinated by these experiences as a kid and this interest in weather lead me to a B.S. in meteorology from North Carolina State University.

After college I went west to KRCR in far northern California. Unlike the stereotype, California does occasionally see active and severe weather. One of my most important responsibilities in my time in California was tracking fire-weather conditions throughout fire season. I was on-air for several days straight covering both the Carr Fire and Camp Fire in 2018. Over 7 fire seasons I covered dozens of devastating wildfires but the 2018 fire season will stay with me the rest of my life.

My wife and I are thrilled to be in Huntsville and we look forward to exploring the Tennessee Valley.

Recent Posts by Rob Elvington

Afternoon showers and thunderstorms Wednesday

Pop-up showers and thunderstorms will develop by the early afternoon Wednesday.

A stray afternoon shower or thunderstorm Tuesday

Most if not all areas will stay dry Tuesday but a stray shower or thunderstorm can't be ruled out for the Tennessee Valley.

Cooler Monday and lingering thunderstorms

A line of showers and thunderstorms will move through the Tennessee Valley Monday morning. A few lingering afternoon thunderstorms will also be possible today.

Severe thunderstorms possible Friday

Expect a hot Friday afternoon with the threat of severe thunderstorms. Concern for damaging winds for any thunderstorms that reach the Tennessee Valley.

Isolated thunderstorms Thursday afternoon

Behind Thursday's early morning severe weather, another round of pop-up showers and thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon.

Strong to severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday

Showers and thunderstorms will develop Wednesday afternoon and evening. Some thunderstorms may produce damaging winds.

Showers and thunderstorms Tuesday

Showers and thunderstorms will produce periods of heavy rain and gusty winds Tuesday.

Monday kicks off a workweek of daily scattered thunderstorms

By the early afternoon today we will see developing showers and thunderstorms. Expect periods of heavy rain and gusty winds with any strong thunderstorms this week.

Thunderstorms return for Father's Day

Our stretch of dry days comes to an end Sunday with pop-up showers and thunderstorms by the afternoon. Wet weather continues into next workweek.

Warmer Saturday, rain chances return Sunday

Our stretch of cooler than normal days ends Saturday with highs back up to near 90. Showers and thunderstorms will be possible by Sunday.

Huntsville
Scattered Clouds
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Hi: 91° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 72°
Florence
Clear
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Hi: 89° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 72°
Fayetteville
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Hi: 89° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 70°
Decatur
Clear
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Hi: 91° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 69°
Scottsboro
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Hi: 93° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 70°
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