Megan Glaros is the meteorologist for the CBS 2 Chicago Morning News at 4:30, 5, and 6AM.
She returns home to the midwest from WCBS-TV New York, where she had been the weekend morning meteorologist and entertainment reporter since 2008.
Megan, a member of the National Weather Association, received her American Meteorological Society accreditation and its Seal of Approval in 2006.
From 2004-08, she worked as the morning and noon meteorologist at WPLG-TV in Miami, Florida. From there, she forecasted for some of the most active hurricane seasons on record, including Katrina, Rita and Wilma.
In addition to reporting on weather at WPLG-TV, Megan hosted a weekly feature segment, Megan On The Move – where she showcased South Beach culture and entertainment. She also hosted a live, one-hour Monday Night Football countdown show from different locations in South Florida and has filled-in on the network show, Good Morning America.
Megan began her career at WTAP-TV in Parkersburg, West Virginia.
From there she moved to the Sinclair Broadcast Group in Baltimore, where she provided forecasts for up to five different cities a night.
Megan grew up in Dyer, Ind., where she lives with her husband and three children. She graduated with a double major in journalism and atmospheric sciences from Indiana University
The worst of the severe weather is over now, but a chance of rain and even severe weather persists, and the temperate 80s are gone for the foreseeable future.
Bermuda shorts have been the perfect attire so far for Thursday, but severe thunderstorms could be breezing in later in the afternoon.
Chicago’s weather will seem like a cross between Seattle and Miami Wednesday, as the temperatures climb to highs that palm trees would like, but the threat of off-and-on rain persists.
Storms may be coming to some parts of the Chicago area Tuesday afternoon, but it will all be worth it when the temperature jumps to 85 degrees on Wednesday.
The skies are dreary as rain falls off and on this Monday, but a little patience will pay off, because it will feel like summer again later in the week.
Cloud cover will supplant the largely sunny skies in the Chicago area later Friday, and on Saturday, you’d be best advised to close all the windows and drape yourself in a blanket for the day.
We’ve been hearing that Chicago could be headed for a terrible winter. Now, the Farmers’ Almanac is joining the chorus with some grim predictions. CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros reports.