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 Certified Broadcast Meteorologist Seal #770 as well as the AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist Seal #726. He’s only one of a few broadcast meteorologists to hold both seals.
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. He also visits local schools speaking to students about the importance of reading and education.
He is VERY active on social networks like FACEBOOK, TWITTER and INSTAGRAM where he provides frequent weather updates and other science and climate related information. His weather blog SCOTT’S WORLD OF WEATHER (since 2005) features the science of weather and long range forecasting where Scott explains the research behind the forecasts. Recently his focus has been the psychology of how people perceive the weather forecast in an effort to improve communicating the weather story.
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. Scott has coached football, basketball and baseball locally. He also enjoys drawing, weightlifting, photography, playing drums and the outdoors.