John Matthews is Chief Meteorologist for WPEC-CBS12's StormTrac Weather Team. He is an associate member of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association.
John is the "dean" of local television meteorologists -- having joined the CBS 12 staff in May 1976. Prior to that, he worked at WDIV TV 4 in Detroit.
John's broadcasts can be seen on CBS12 at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m.
A native of Detroit, he attended Ferris State College in Michigan, and graduated from the Mississippi State University as a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist. He is also certified in meteorology by the National Weather Association.
John enjoys snow skiing, travel and woodworking, and entertaining the newsroom with his German language abilities. He and his wife have two daughters.