A trusted severe weather expert and proven forecaster, Heather Waldman is an On-Air Meteorologist at AccuWeather.
Heather’s responsibilities include broadcasting national and global weather forecasts, as well as producing and overseeing expert videos during periods of severe weather. Through the power of video, Heather applies her skills and experience in understanding severe weather conditions and effectively translates them into valuable information that people around the globe can understand, helping viewers to take action when it matters most.
An AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and NWA Telvision Seal-holder, Heather has led live broadcasts during big-impact weather events for FOX Business, ABC Digital News, the Big Ten Network and ESPN’s SEC Network, and more. She has extensive experience in front of the camera and effectively communicates breaking weather news, information, and updates. She also broadcasts for the AccuWeather Network and AccuWeather Live. Heather has a broad range of experience behind the scenes, including work with Sony and the Emmy-nominated Centre County Report. With degrees in communications and meteorology from Pennsylvania State University, Heather has had the opportunity to learn from the best in the broadcast meteorology industry.
Heather became intrigued by weather as a child when she was extremely fearful of dark skies. They used to send her running to the basement! That fear stopped when one of Heather’s childhood teachers encouraged her to learn more about the fascinating phenomenon of our ever-changing weather. Heather immersed herself in every weather-related book that she could find and knew her career would revolve around weather. When she is not researching and reporting on weather patterns, Heather, an avid runner, enjoys training for half marathons.
Heather enjoys developing video forecasts that are insightful, impactful, and actionable, truly making a difference as she helps viewers worldwide.
Every day millions of people rely on the AccuWeather Network to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. The AccuWeather Network provides “All Weather All The Time” coverage on a local, regional and national scale with Superior Accuracy™. Backed by the expertise of over 90 meteorologists with a combined 1,300 years of forecasting experience, AccuWeather is the leader in global weather forecasting.