CONTACT: Tip | COMMENT: Respond | FOLLOW: | EMAIL: Newsletter


101 KLOL documentary Runaway Radio Houston screening
WATCH: Mike McGuff's "Runaway Radio" 101 KLOL documentary - now streaming!

Monday, June 10, 2024

Frank Billingsley talks to Anthony Yanez about his KPRC 30-year career

It's hard to imagine that Frank Billingsley will no longer be the KPRC 2 Houston chief meteorologist at the end of June, but that day is coming.

Morning meteorologist Anthony YanezAnthony Yanez recently talked to Billingsley about his television weather career.

In the interview, Billingsley touches on such meteorological topics as:

- One of the most memorable hurricanes that Billingsley covered was Hurricane Ike in 2008 and how he later flew over the Bolivar Peninsula to survey the damage.

- Another memorable moment in his career was during Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Frank was the first one to warn people that Harvey would bring 50 inches of rain.

The biggest change in the weather forecasting industry over the years has been the availability and quality of computer models.

- He says that the data going into the models is the biggest challenge.

CONTACT: Leave me a Houston or Texas media news tip | COMMENT: Click to leave your thoughts on this post here