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Meteorologist Angelica Campos joined the WJW Fox 8 team in June, 2010.

Before arriving in Cleveland, Angelica worked at Accuweather where she gained experience covering weather across the nation, and throughout much of the globe. She provided forecasts on TV and radio for numerous AccuWeather clients.

She also appeared on national networks such as Fox Business, Fox News, Bloomberg, and ABC World. Reporters from ABC News and CBS News have interviewed Angelica about winter storms, severe weather, and hurricanes. In addition, Angelica has done the weather in Spanish for TV stations in Puerto Rico, Mexico, and several Univision stations in California.

Campos holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geosciences and Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University, and a degree in Mass Communications from the University of West Georgia. She is also a member of the National Weather Association.

Angelica was born in the tropical city of San Jose, Costa Rica. Angelica fell in love with weather and the ever changing conditions across the USA; after her first winter in 1999 and experiencing an ice storm.

She considers Cleveland the perfect weather lab. A great place for any meteorologist, given the complex weather patterns, lake effect, and its unique seasons.

Angelica likes to stay active and loves to workout. She is an avid runner, and triathlete. Her motto is everyday of life presents a new opportunity to better than the day before. She has competed in obstacle races, crossfit challenges. She is also an NPC (National Physique Committee) athlete. She loves trying new things and giving back.

She is part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters. She has raised money for the American Diabetes Association, and the Ghost Rider Foundation helping Veterans recover from Post Traumatic Stress, The American Cancer Association, and many more charities.

Angelica was named one of Cleveland’s most interesting people on 2011. Kaleidoscope Magazine has also inducted her into its Forty/Forty Club, which recognizes Clevelanders under the age of 40 who are making a difference. In March 2012, Campos was featured on the cover of the Latinos Magazine NE Ohio edition. The first local celebrity to grace the cover of the magazine.

Recent Articles
  • ‘Snow kidding!’ White stuff falling already in some parts of country

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — at least for people in the South Dakota. The Black Hills picked up eight inches of snow. And many other places across the country have seen it, too. Northeast Ohio is seeing much cooler temps, too. But will we see snow? And what should we expect for this weekend’s Browns home opener? Click the video player above with more from Fox 8 Meteorologist Angelica Campos. **The Browns home opener airs on […]

  • 4 tornadoes now confirmed in Wednesday storms, more surveys underway

    The National Weather Service has now confirmed that four tornadoes touched down in Northeast Ohio during yesterday’s severe storms, and more areas hit are still being surveyed. The following tornadoes have been confirmed: — An EF0 tornado touched down in Stow Wednesday at approximately 5:22 p.m. at the Stow-Munroe Falls High School. No damage was done there, according to a NWS report, but the tornado continued about a half mile northeast, damaging and uprooting trees. A roof was also ripped […]

  • Wicked weather: Stormy night

    CLEVELAND — It was a night of wicked weather in Northeast Ohio. There was damage in several cities including Stow, Hiram and Kent. Stow city officials said there is significant damage to at least one structure and minor damage to others in the area of Berwin and Bunker Lane. They are asking everyone to avoid that area at this time. *Click for storm photos* Tornado reported on the ground in Rittman in Wayne County 443 pm. #clewx #tornado — NWS […]

  • Fox 8 Recipe Box: Angelica’s Sunny Kale Salad

    For the next few months, we’ll be sharing favorite recipes from Fox 8 News in the Morning personalities and their families.

  • Wow! ‘Fair weather’ waterspout phenomenon Thursday in NE Ohio

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — People from all over Northeast Ohio have captured photos and video Thursday of what’s normally a fall phenomenon: fair weather waterspouts. But with much cooler than average temperatures, conditions are just right to spot the spouts over Lake Erie. As the cold air moves out, the chance for the water spouts will diminish. For an explanation  of the phenomenon from Fox 8 Meteorologist Angelica Campos, click the video player above. Get your full forecast here.

  • When to Watch This Rare Cosmic Event

    The cosmos has aligned, quite literally, for families, space geeks and insomniacs alike, as the Earth is set to intercept a new meteor shower late Friday into Saturday.

  • Cold Temps Close Schools, University of Akron Campuses

    AKRON, Ohio — The University of Akron announced that all of its campuses will be closed Monday and Tuesday due to the brutally cold weather. Those campuses include the main campus along with those in Wayne, Holmes, Medina and Lakewood sites. Akron City Schools, Euclid City Schools and Black River Local Schools are among those that also will be closed on Monday. For a complete list of school closings and cancellations as they are reported, CLICK HERE. **CLICK HERE for […]

  • Web Extra: Angelica Talks Summer, Supermoon

    FOX 8 Meteorologist Angelica Campos has some important information about summer, as the season begins today. She also talks about checking out the supermoon this weekend! Watch her video above.

  • Local Harley-Davidson Dealership Celebrates 65 Years

    BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio — How do you celebrate 65 years in business? If you’re South East Harley-Davidson, you throw a party. The 24th Annual Ferrari Night is Friday, June 28th from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the dealership on Aurora Road in Bedford Heights. The car and motorcycle show will feature a stunt show by Bubba Blackwell. Your $10 donation includes 2 drink tickets and entertainment by Jonah Koslen and School Girl Crush. Proceeds benefit the Ghost Riders Foundation. Click […]

  • When is it Safe to Jump in the Lake?

    Warmer temperatures get most people excited to get outside and take advantage of the lake. However, warmer temperatures do not mean a warm lake. In fact, the lake temperatures as of late April are still chilly in the mid-40s. Water has a low heat capacity. What this means is that the water temperatures doesn’t change easily. Lakes and oceans help regulate temperatures around the world. Here in Northeast Ohio, the lake temperature affects our weather all year round. In the […]

  • Fox 8 Severe Weather Tips

    The simple mention of the word severe, can be quiet scary. How do we know what to do and when? Here are some helpful tips, but ultimately the best way to prepare is to be alert and informed. Let’s start with the basics: A severe thunderstorm is a thunderstorm that contains or is able to produce any one of one of the three; hail 3/4 of an inch in diameter or greater, winds  58 mph or greater, and/or tornadoes. The […]

  • What’s a Clipper?

    A series of clippers lined up, producing snow for the first few weeks of February. So for many of them, meteorologists here at FOX 8, just numbered them as clipper one, clipper two, and so on. A bit confusing for the public, who is not familiar with name “Alberta Clipper.” So, where does the name come from? And why are they called Alberta Clippers? The name is a description of the storm and its place of origin. Let’s break it […]

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