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.
May has been a very wet month, but we do get a break from the rain to start the weekend!
Yes, yes it will. We don't live in Alaska!
A cold front could spark a few thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon.
A streak of cloudy, wet weather looks to break tomorrow.
After an extended period of wet, cloudy, cool weather, our weather improves for the weekend.
Cold enough this weekend for a brief return to snow.
After spending a balmy Tuesday in the 70s, the weather looks to cool off
Rain and mild temperatures are on the way heading into the weekend.
The weather looks to turn much warmer as we head into the weekend.
The ups and downs of spring in CNY.