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Eric Davis

I am currently WECT and Fox Wilmington's Weeknight Meteorologist and am happy to be celebrating thirteen years in Wilmington. My first television job was in Rapid City, SD where I honed my winter weather forecasting skills. I also had the chance to be a Chief Meteorologist at a small station in Abilene, TX, right in the heart of tornado alley. Prior to my arrival at WECT, I picked up valuable tropical weather skills forecasting in the Lafayette, LA market along the U.S. Gulf coast.

I am a native North Carolinian who is happy to be in the Tar Heel state. I was born in Raleigh and I am a graduate of Broughton High School and N. C. State's Meteorology program. The Raleigh Tornado of 1988 and Hurricane Hugo in 1989 fueled my interest in weather when I was young. I was awarded the AMS Television Seal of Approval in 1998.

I have been married for eighteen years to my wonderful wife Elizabeth. We have a son named Winston and a daughter named Anna-Scott. We also have a dachshund mixed dog named Texas (You can probably guess where we got him). I love sports such as: golf, basketball, and tennis. I'm also a big fan of John Grisham books. I am very happy to be in North Carolina to cheer my beloved N. C. State Wolfpack through thick and mostly thin.

For several years I served on the board of the Phoenix Employment Ministry. This group does wonderful work in helping homeless and nearly homeless people in our community find work. Over the years I have had the chance to share my passion for weather with many schools and civic organizations across southeast North Carolina. Feel free to email me at ericdavis@wect.com if you would like me to speak to your group!

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  • First Alert Forecast: tropical moisture aides to unsettled holiday weekend

    First Alert Forecast: tropical moisture aides to unsettled holiday weekend

    Sunday, May 27 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-05-27 19:59:11 GMT
    As tropical moisture begins to flow into the area, expect showers and thundershowers Monday morning with some downpours at times. (Source: WECT)As tropical moisture begins to flow into the area, expect showers and thundershowers Monday morning with some downpours at times. (Source: WECT)

    A plume of tropical moisture from Subtropical Storm Alberto will funnel into the Carolinas through the Memorial Day weekend and into early next week. The risk for showers, thundershowers and isolated downpours will be possible over the next several days.

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    A plume of tropical moisture from Subtropical Storm Alberto will funnel into the Carolinas through the Memorial Day weekend and into early next week. The risk for showers, thundershowers and isolated downpours will be possible over the next several days.

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  • FLASH FLOOD WATCH issued for Southeastern NC

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH issued for Southeastern NC

    Sunday, May 27 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-05-27 14:51:00 GMT

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for all of Southeastern North Carolina.

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    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for all of Southeastern North Carolina.

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  • NOAA issues active 2018 hurricane season outlook

    NOAA issues active 2018 hurricane season outlook

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:18:35 GMT

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued its seasonal outlook for 2018 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane activity Thursday.

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    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued its seasonal outlook for 2018 Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane activity Thursday.

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