Scott Williams joined the FOX 29 News team in 2012 as a meteorologist and weather anchor.
Before joining FOX 29, he spent three years at The Weather Channel in Atlanta covering weather across the country. He began his career in Texas and has also worked in South Carolina.
An Emmy Award-winning meteorologist, Scott holds the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist Seal (CBM) from the American Meteorological Society. It is the highest certification awarded to broadcast meteorologists. He also holds the seal of approval from the (NWA) National Weather Association.
His passion for meteorology dates back to his childhood in South Carolina. Scott is a Hurricane Hugo survivor and has been fascinated by weather ever since and knew that weather was the career for him. Scott also taught meteorology to academically gifted students as a part of talent identification program for Duke University.
He graduated Summa Cum Laude from North Carolina State University, where he studied meteorology.
In his spare time, Scott enjoys visiting schools to talk about weather, along with volunteering in the community.
He enjoys fishing, the outdoors, and cooking. A self-proclaimed foodie, Scott enjoys scoping out Philadelphia area restaurants.
Could the hurricane season be a more active one in 2024, especially for the eastern United States? Forecasters believe this could be the case and have taken steps to ready for the possibility.
Just days after several inches of snow blanketed the Delaware Valley, more winter weather is headed our way.
Another fast-moving system is headed this way and it doesn’t have a lot of moisture to work with. It will have enough, though, for a coating or even up to two inches for the entire region.
A potential snowstorm could have some folks cuddling and watching snow fall by Valentine’s Day. Or, just shoveling snow.
A balloon rocket experiment shows how cold air weighs more than warm air and how it got to be so windy Friday.
As winter progresses into February, what can we expect from the rest of the season? The FOX 29 Weather Authority has reached some conclusions about the way the rest of the season may progress.
Snow is set to fall for about 12 hours, and accumulate up to 8 inches in Philadelphia, according to a future FOX Weather model.
FOX 29's Weather Authority says about one to three inches of snow will fall across the Delaware Valley Friday.
The rain has the potential to be intense late Friday night and early Saturday, before exiting the region by daybreak.
As the region dries out from Tuesday night's deluge, forecasters are keeping their eye on more wet weather that will impact the region over the holiday weekend.