Kaitlyn McGrath is a First Alert Meteorologist for NBC Connecticut. You can catch her weekday and weekend evenings on NBC Connecticut News.
Kaitlyn has a passion for helping people. She loves being responsible for breaking down critical information and relaying it to viewers. Whether it’s on a daily basis, helping them plan their day, or keeping them safe and informed when dangerous weather conditions strike, Kaitlyn is on it! Kaitlyn has been honored with the NWA Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association.
Some of the most memorable moments in her career were covering everything from severe thunderstorms and flooding, to life-threatening heat and an EF2 tornado in Charleston, South Carolina. Her passion for weather was sparked at a young age when she watched Hurricane Bertha tear through Ocean City while she was on a family vacation.
Before calling Connecticut home, Kaitlyn worked at WCSC-TV in Charleston, South Carolina where she started her career.
While she’s not reporting, you can find Kaitlyn outdoors or volunteering. Kaitlyn is a volunteer with the Red Cross as a Community Disaster Preparedness Educator and Blood Donor Ambassador. She also loves exploring different areas in Connecticut as well as observing the state’s wide variety of weather extremes.