Bob Maxon is the weekday morning meteorologist on NBC Connecticut News Today from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m., and again at 11 a.m. He's been with NBC Connecticut since August 1995.
He grew up in Oswego, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor of science degree in meteorology.
Bob has forecast the weather for several areas in the northeast. In 1987 he worked for Cable News Center 7 in Ithaca, N.Y., before making the transition to Binghamton, N.Y., to work at WMGC in 1988. Between 1989 and 1995, Bob gained most of his experience working for WMUR in Manchester, N.H.
The American Meteorological Society had awarded Bob with it's "Seal of Approval" 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, and the Blizzard of '96, and the amazing President's Day Blizzard of 2003.
He volunteers for many statewide charities and sits on the planning board for the Brain Injury Association of Connecticut's annual golf tournament. Bob also serves as the Master of Ceremonies for the Jamie Tillona Memorial Golf Tournament each summer. He also plays in the Connecticut Junior Republic, Connecticut Special Olympics and many other local golf tournaments.
Bob lives in Simsbury with his wife, Jacqui, their two daughters, Katie and Marleigh, and the dog, Brady.