Bill Kardas

Bill Kardas is the StormTracker 2 Chief Meteorologist for the Live at Five Newshour, NEWSChannel 2 at 6:00, NEWSChannel 2 at 10:00 on the CW11, and NEWSChannel 2 at 11:00.

Title: Chief Meteorologist
bkardas@wktv.com

Bill Kardas is the StormTracker 2 Chief Meteorologist for the Live at Five Newshour, NEWSChannel 2 at 6:00, NEWSChannel 2 at 10:00 on the CW11, and NEWSChannel 2 at 11:00.

Bill joined the StormTracker 2 team in January of 2006 and helped launch the Weekend Morning Show. Since then, he has made a lot of weather memories, covering flooding, tornadoes, and large winter storms. Bill also has a passion for teaching. He visits dozens of schools each year, teaches a climatology course in the fall and spring at Herkimer College.

Bill graduated from SUNY Albany in 2006 with a B.S. in Atmospheric Science and completed his master's degree in Geoscience from Mississippi State University. Bill holds a broadcaster seal from the National Weather Association.

Bill loves the outdoors, especially hiking. He's climbed all 30 fire towers in the Adirondacks and Catskill Park as well as most of the 46 high peaks. He is also a distance runner and has completed four marathons. His favorite road race is the Boilermaker, which he has ran every year since 2006. Bill also loves spending time with his wife, Sara, and dog, Buddy.

Recent Posts by Bill Kardas

Steady snow tonight followed by bitter cold

Snow tonight followed by record setting cold

Icy spots developing Thursday night

Light snowfall and freezing temperatures are expected to create icy conditions tonight...

The first widespread snow of the season expected Thursday

Widespread light rain and snow falls Thursday.

Light rain on Election Day, then turning much colder

The weather looks much colder than average heading into the first two weeks of November.

Heavy rain brings flash flooding to parts of Central New York

Very heavy rainfall is responsible for causing flooding in our region this evening.

Another heavy rainfall expected Halloween night

An area of low pressure brings heavy rain and wind to our region Halloween night.

A big change in the temperature later this week

A strong cold front delivers a sharp drop in the temperature just in time for November!

Cooler, wet weather ahead

Widespread light rain returns on Friday

Local rainfall totals

A look at local rainfall totals from Wednesday and Thursday's nor'easter

Nor'easter brings rain, wind to the region Wednesday night and Thursday

Our first nor'easter of the season is expected to impact CNY Wednesday night into Thursday, bringing a cold, wind swept rain.

Utica
Few Clouds
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Hi: 23° Lo: 16°
Feels Like: 13°
Oneonta
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Hi: 22° Lo: 16°
Feels Like: 11°
Herkimer
Few Clouds
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Hi: 24° Lo: 16°
Feels Like: 13°
Thendara
Few Clouds
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Hi: 17° Lo: 8°
Feels Like: 13°
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