Geoff Cornish is a trusted global weather expert at AccuWeather, sharing the most accurate, reliable weather information and updates on the AccuWeather Network as an On-Air Meteorologist.
Geoff is responsible for the analysis of ever-changing weather patterns on a global scale. He identifies potential problems before severe weather strikes and delivers forecasts that help to ensure the safety of property and people.
An American Meteorological Society Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, Geoff has over a decade of broadcast meteorology experience. He has spent much of his career in the Central U.S., becoming a tornado and winter weather expert. As Chief Meteorologist at WICU in Erie, Pennsylvania, Geoff was responsible for leading the team of meteorologists and delivering the weekday evening weather forecasts. During his tenure at WTVG in Toledo, OH, Geoff was part of an award winning weekend news team, which covered extreme weather including highly-destructive tornados. While at WTVQ in Lexington, KY, Geoff helped viewers stay ahead of a crippling midwinter ice storm, and provided warning as deadly tornados tore through eastern Kentucky on March 2, 2012. Geoff earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Meteorology from Pennsylvania State University.
Geoff’s interest in the weather started at a very young age. Raised in the Philadelphia suburbs, Geoff witnessed the impact various weather conditions can cause during the Superstorm of 1993. His respect for the power of weather grew after an EF-3 tornado tore through a nearby community in 1994. His passion for broadcast meteorology stems from his desire to make a positive impact on people’s lives. He takes pride in knowing that he provides life-saving forecasts and information when severe weather hits. During his tenure in Joplin, MO, Geoff was working when an EF-4 tornado crossed through the viewing area. He spent hours tracking the storm and keeping his viewers up to date on its path and necessary safety information, receiving overwhelming feedback from the viewing area on how his broadcasts helped to keep people safe.
In his spare time, Geoff stays busy outside, where he enjoys mountain biking, hiking and kayaking. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and children and traveling to new places with them. An active member in his local community, Geoff has been a volunteer firefighter for a decade.
Geoff is committed to delivering the highest impact forecasts with Superior Accuracy on the AccuWeather Network and across digital platforms.