As chief meteorologist, Dan Zarrow says his mission is to provide the most honest, accurate weather forecasts possible. Zarrow grew up in Jackson, where his weather obsession earned him the nickname "Weatherman Dan." He earned his atmospheric science degree from Cornell University. His career as a TV meteorologist included stops in Oklahoma, in Central New York and at News 12 New Jersey. He's also done research and programming work for the Northeast Regional Climate Center and NJ State Climate Office. He is proud to hold the American Meteorological Society's prestigious Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designation. Zarrow lives in Union County with his wife, Amy, and young sons, Jackson, Griffin, Nathan, and Tyler. Follow me on Facebook ("Meteorologist Dan Zarrow") and Twitter (@DanZarrow) for even more weather insight and information!
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