Wes Wyatt

Wes joined WBRC FOX6 News in 2010 as weekend meteorologist and primary back-up to the chief meteorologist. You can catch Wes’ forecast on weekends at 9, 9:30, and 10 PM. You may also see Wes during evenings and mornings Monday through Friday, often filling in. Wes is from Tuscaloosa so he is no stranger to Alabama’s always changing weather! He came to WBRC from WVUA-TV where he served as Chief Meteorologist for seven years. Wes also served as an adjunct instructor of broadcast meteorology at the University of Alabama. Prior to joining WVUA, Wes served as Chief Meteorologist for WTOK in Meridian, MS. Wes will tell you that sharing his passion for weather is what he enjoys most. Over the past 17 years Wes has helped train and mentor many meteorologists in the region. He also spends lots of time in the First Alert Storm Tracker, conducting weather education visits throughout the community. Wes is the Vice President of the National Weather Association Central Alabama Chapter. He’s a recipient of an honorary resolution #767 from the State of Alabama House of Representatives for his severe weather coverage in West Alabama. He was also named best weather anchor by the Associated Press in 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009, and 2015. Wes holds a bachelor of science degree in Meteorology from Mississippi State University and a Master of Science degree in Geography from the University of Alabama. Wes holds the American Meteorological Societies Certified Meteorologist Seal and the National Weather Association Seal of Approval. Wes enjoys spending free time with his wife Nicole and their two pups Baxter and Neiman. Wes plays guitar and spends lots of free time writing and composing music. He also enjoys the great outdoors and football Saturday’s in the fall! Wes says fall and spring are his favorite seasons and his favorite weather topic is winter weather in the southeast. Wes says he can remember the days as a youngster in Tuscaloosa waiting on the first snowflake to fall and contributes those memories to his early fascinations with the science of meteorology.

Recent Articles by Wes

Wes: Freezing temps likely north of I-20 Monday night

Wes says to expect another cold, dry Monday

Wes says patchy frost overnight

Wes: Severe threat ends across our area overnight, cooler air settles in on Friday

Wes: Risk of strong to severe storms Thursday afternoon, evening

Wes: Strong to severe storms possible starting Saturday afternoon

Wes is keeping a close eye on this weekend’s threat of storms

  FIRST ALERT: Threat of strong to severe storms this weekend

WES: Freezing Warnings for early Wednesday and Thursday

Wes says winter returns tonight

Wes: Enhanced severe weather risk Sunday for southern part of state

  FIRST ALERT: Enhanced risk of severe weather Sunday for southern part of state

Wes says rain, isolated storms will impact our area overnight

Wes: A few showers and sprinkles possible for the morning drive

Wes: More showers by the middle of the week, with heavier rain and storms by the weekend

Wes says rain returns Tuesday, another severe threat possible by the weekend

  FIRST ALERT: Flood threat through end of week, severe storms possible Saturday

Wes: Flood threat through end of week, severe storms possible Saturday

  FIRST ALERT: Flood threat continues overnight, with periods of rain and possible storms

Wes: Flood threat continues overnight, with periods of rain and possible storms