Scott Sabol

Morning Meteorologist

Meteorologist Scott Sabol's hometown is Hudson. Scott graduated from Hudson High School and earned his bachelor's degree in aeronautics/meteorology from Parks College at St. Louis University. He now holds the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval (No. 1071).

He is also a trained Skywarn Severe Weather Spotter for the National Weather Service.

Scott was the recipient of an Associated Press Award for "Outstanding Weather Special" in 1999.

Growing up in northeastern ohio, he has witnessed and forecasted many weather events such as the heavy snows of the late 1970s, the drought of 1988 and a few tornado outbreaks. Scott has been involved with the March of Dimes to raise awareness about newborn birth defects and premature birth. Since 2004, he has served as the master of ceremonies at the March of Dimes Signature Chef's Auction in Akron. He also visits local schools speaking to students about the importance of reading and education.

He is VERY active on social networks like FACEBOOK and TWITTER where he provides frequent weather updates and other science and climate related information.

Born on March 7, Scott enjoys many sports. He was captain of his Division III college baseball team for two years and had a batting average of over 0.400. He continues to play baseball for a semipro team in Cleveland. Scott also enjoys drawing, weightlifting, photography, playing drums and the outdoors.

A Cleveland native, Scott now lives in Medina, with his wife and two children.

Recent Articles

  • March Temperatures after COLD WINTER

    Posted on: 9:35 am, February 28, 2014, by

    Since January 1st, our average temperature (highs AND lows) is now ranked 7TH COLDEST over the last 100 years! Normal...
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  • River Levels Rising!

    Posted on: 8:42 am, February 20, 2014, by , updated on: 05:23am, February 21, 2014

    Heavy snow cover melting, brief surge of warmer air, strong winds along with more than 1/2″ of rainfall will cause...
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  • Over The Last 30 Years, Where Does This Winter Rank?

    Posted on: 9:52 am, February 7, 2014, by , updated on: 09:55am, February 7, 2014

    …Each enough question.  Probably near the top, right? It depends what element of this winter you are looking at.  Let...
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  • This Is Why You Shouldn’t Believe Snow Forecasts A Week Out

    Posted on: 10:16 am, January 31, 2014, by , updated on: 10:20am, January 31, 2014

    This pattern gets very tricky with a slightly southerly flow (WSW to ENW) this weekend and especially over the next...
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  • More Snow for Parts of Northern Ohio This Week!

    Posted on: 11:07 am, November 25, 2013, by , updated on: 11:55am, November 25, 2013

    The active pattern continues in the month of November. We’ve already had a little over 3 inches of snow at...
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  • Superstorm Sandy One Year Ago – A Look Back

    Posted on: 10:35 am, October 25, 2013, by , updated on: 11:05am, October 25, 2013

    Its hard to believe but its almost been a year since Superstorm Sandy started reeking havoc along the eastern seaboard....
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  • How Often Do We See 90 Degree Heat in September?

    Posted on: 8:53 am, September 10, 2013, by , updated on: 08:54am, September 10, 2013

    I’ll admit it. A few weeks back, I said we were pretty much done with the 90 degree temperatures. Here...
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  • Why Are Weather Forecasts So Hard For Us To Handle Mentally?

    Posted on: 9:34 am, July 2, 2013, by

    If you’ve noticed, the chances of rain and spotty storms have been with us each day throughout the week and...
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  • Today/Tonight’s Severe Weather Outlook

    Posted on: 10:38 am, June 12, 2013, by , updated on: 12:12pm, June 12, 2013

    I always tell people: Over-hyping the weather situation breeds conflict and frustration and ultimately apathy then dismissal. Hard to reestablish...
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  • Are Extreme Tornadoes Becoming More Frequent?

    Posted on: 11:09 am, May 21, 2013, by , updated on: 11:41am, May 21, 2013

    As I write this, people are still being pulled from the rubble in Oklahoma. Fatality reports were as high as...
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  • How Does this Spring compare to Spring of 2012

    Posted on: 10:32 am, April 26, 2013, by , updated on: 11:06am, April 26, 2013

    Last spring’s weather was a fluke. I explained the 2012 spring conditions and the drought that followed at The Ohio...
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  • Trust Local FOX 8 Severe Weather Coverage

    Posted on: 10:42 am, April 10, 2013, by , updated on: 11:00am, April 10, 2013

    In weather situations like today, I would stick to local television stations for severe weather updates versus cable channels. National...
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