Bob Maxon

Bob Maxon is the weekday morning StormTracker meteorologist on NBC Connecticut News Today from 4:30 to 7 a.m. and through the Today Show. He's been with NBC Connecticut since August 1995.

He grew up in Oswego, New York, and graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology.

Bob has forecasted the weather throughout the northeast. In 1987, he worked for Cable News Center 7 in Ithaca, New York, before making the transition to Binghamton, New York, to work at WMGC in 1988. Between 1989 and 1995, Bob gained most of his experience working for WMUR in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Bob has been awarded the “Seal of Approval” from The American Meteorological Society for weather forecasting and broadcasting.

During his tenure as a professional meteorologist, Bob has covered many of the major storms that have struck the northeast including Hurricane Bob in 1991, the Great Winter Storm of '93, the Blizzard of '96, the amazing President's Day Blizzard of 2003, Irene and Sandy, as well as the blizzard of February 2013.

Bob volunteers his time to raise important money for the American Cancer Society, the March of Dimes, Special Olympics, American Heart Association, and FAVARH.

Bob lives in Simsbury with his wife, Jacqui, their two daughters, Katy and Marleigh and their dogs, Atticus and Louie.

The Latest

  • StormTracker Feb 15

    A little snow tonight, blustery winds Friday morning

    An “Alberta Clipper” moved its way through Connecticut Thursday evening and a few periods of light snow fell. When the snow moves out, strong winds are expected to kick in overnight. A wind advisory is in effect for northern Connecticut from 1 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday. Friday will be sunny, chilly, and windy, with gusts up to 50…

  • connecticut weather Mar 10, 2023

    Snow Expected to Move in Friday Evening Across Connecticut

    A storm will move south of Connecticut Friday evening and will bring some snow to the state. After a day of sun and clouds on Thursday, Friday will be increasingly cloudy before the snow moves in Friday evening. It will begin as snow and some rain between 4 and 8 p.m. Friday and it could cause some problems for the…

  • connecticut weather Mar 3, 2023

    Wintry Mix to Bring Snow, Sleet and Rain to Connecticut Tonight

    Our NBC Connecticut meteorologists are tracking a wintry mix that is expected to move in later tonight and a winter weather advisory has been posted for northern Connecticut from 7 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. Saturday. Clouds will increase during the day and a wintry mix will develop around dinner time. One to three inches of accumulations are expected for…

  • connecticut weather Jan 24, 2023

    Winter Weather, Wind and Coastal Flood Advisories Issued for Conn.

    Our NBC Connecticut meteorologists are tracking another storm that will bring several inches of snow to parts of the state Wednesday before it changes over to rain. The snow looks to start between noon and 2 p.m. It will continue through the evening commute. Parts of the state could see up to six inches of snow, though most of the…

  • Connecticut Oct 26, 2022

    Superstorm Sandy – A Look Back on Its Impact 10 Years Later

    Hurricane Sandy formed like most October hurricanes in the Caribbean on Oct. 22, 2012. The storm splintered homes, flooded neighborhoods and toppled trees across the state. Sandy raced north through the Atlantic and took a hard left turn into New Jersey – an exceptionally rare track for an exception storm. New York and New Jersey took a direct hit from…

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