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Bill Evans

Bill Evans
A member of WABC-TV since December 13th of 1989, Bill is the Senior Meteorologist for Eyewitness News in the Morning and Eyewitness at Noon.

Bill, a 5-time Emmy award winner for Outstanding On-Camera Achievement in Weather Broadcasting, also broadcasts the weather with "Scott and Todd in the Morning" and throughout the day on 95.5FM WPLJ Radio.

Bill is most noted for his live weather broadcasts on-location all over the Tri-State area, Florida, and the Caribbean. He has done the weather while playing basketball with Patrick Ewing of the NY Knicks, skating with Olympic Gold Medalist Christie Yamaguci, and playing golf with Tiger Woods. In addition, Bill has done the weather while swimming with dolphins, underwater with sharks, seals, sea lions, and beluga whales, sky diving, race car driving, bungie jumping, and water skiing on the Hudson and East Rivers.

Every year Bill plays himself in The Christmas Show at Radio City Music Hall and has played Lumier (the candlestick) on Broadway in Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Bill has also appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America", and "Live with Regis and Kelly".

Bill began his broadcasting career at the age of 13 in his hometown of Meridian, Mississippi on WDAL Radio and WTOK-TV. He attended Mississippi State University in Business Administration and Jackson State University in Meteorology. In 1985 the National Weather Service named him "Outstanding Meteorologist" for his forecasting and reporting during Hurricane Elena.

He comes to us from WFAA in Dallas where he was Meteorologist for the evening news and the morning show host for KHYI-95 FM Radio. Prior to that he was Meteorologist for WALA-TV in Mobile, AL and was morning show host on WABB-97 FM Radio.

Bill is an avid fund raiser for many children's charities including Babies Hospital at Columbia Presbyterian, the Juvenile Diabetes Association, Junior Achievement, and YAI The National Young Adult Institute. He also hosts golf tournaments to raise funds for The Red Cross of New Jersey and Special Olympics of New York.

Bill and his wife Dana have four lovely and beautiful children, daughter Maggie, son William, and twin daughters Julia and Sarah.