Chief Certified Meteorologist, WPLG – LOCAL 10 NEWS
Betty Davis is the chief certified meteorologist for Local 10. She provides weather forecasts for South Florida Monday-Friday during the 4, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts.
Betty has been forecasting the weather for more than 15 years.
She spent nearly five years on the national scene working as an on-camera meteorologist for The Weather Channel. Before departing, she was co-host of "Weekend View," the network's highest-rated program.
Betty has worked in several television markets, including Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, and Macon, Georgia. Early in her career, she spent time as a writer for CNN Headline News in Atlanta.
Betty is proud to hold the CBM (Certified Broadcast Meteorologist) seal from the American Meteorological Society -- considered the gold standard of accreditation in the field of broadcast meteorology. Also, she has the seal of approval from the National Weather Association.
Betty holds a B.S. in geosciences from Mississippi State University, with an emphasis in broadcast meteorology. Betty also graduated magna cum laude from Atlanta's Spelman College with a B.A. in English.
Betty carries her passion for education into classrooms across South Florida. She visits schools throughout the year, sharing her expertise in weather and providing words of wisdom to students. Also, she mentors college students striving for careers in meteorology and communications.
When Betty is not forecasting weather, you might find her in the kitchen whipping up a sweet potato pie or running around South Florida trying to keep up with her husband and two sons.