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.
Temperatures fall into the 40s on Thursday night.
An early taste of fall weather is expected to arrive later this week
Thunderstorms could pack a punch again for the middle of the week.
The weather turns increasingly warmer and more humid over the next few days, with scattered thunderstorms.
One more round of thunderstorms late Thursday before the weather cools down.
Temperatures turned out well above average for the month of July.
The heat index is expected to climb above 100° on Saturday
Tropical downpours brought the heaviest rainfall of the year.
The weather looks much less humid just in time for the big race!
Hazy, hot, and humid weather look to arrive just in time for the Fourth of July and weekend!