Eric Pritchett

Eric Pritchett

Meteorologist

Charlottesville, Va.

Eric Pritchett, meteorologist of the weekday 5, 6, 10 and 11 o'clock edition of NBC29 News, is a Shenandoah Valley native from Staunton, Virginia.

Eric graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Staunton and from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg. In college, he majored in political science and also studied geography and earth science. Eric was also a four-year veteran of the MWC cross-country team.

Before joining NBC29 in 1996, Eric organized and managed a few political campaigns. He has also worked as an assistant legislative aide during a winter session of the Virginia General Assembly.

While Eric enjoys following politics, he also enjoys following and learning about the weather, an interest that started during childhood.

Eric is a member of the National Weather Association and in 2001 earned the NWA Television Seal of Approval. He earned a certificate in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University in 2006. He plans to complete additional course work to earn a Bachelor of Science in the Geo Sciences program from Mississippi State University.

In addition to his interest in weather and politics, Eric's other hobbies include running, kayaking, and model railroading.


Recent Articles by Eric

  Hot and More Humid - Fourth of July Weekend. Few PM Storms

  Hotter July Days Ahead

  July Heats Up

  July Awaits! Some Mid-Week Storms

  More Humid Ahead. Small Storm Chances

  Not As Humid Monday, Still Hot

  Heating Up This Weekend. Some Sunday PM Storms

  Nice Friday. Heat and Humidity Return for Weekend

  Comfortable Night. Spotty PM Shower or Storm Thursday

  Evening Showers/Storms. Not As Humid Ahead

  More Heat, Humidity and Storm Chances

  Warm & Humid. Daily Showers/Storms Continue

  Wet Stretch Continues. Temps and Humidity on the Rise

  Staying Cool and More Showers through the Mid-Week

  Cool for Mid-June. Daily Chance of Showers

  Comfortable Night. Weekend Starts Dry

  Less Humid and Nice Friday Ahead

  Scattered T-Showers and Muggy into Thursday

  Heat, Humidity and Chance of Storms through the Mid-Week

  Rising Temps and Humidity Ahead

  Hot Saturday, Stray PM Storm. Nice Sunday

  Warm & Humid. More Storm Chances Through Friday

  More Humid Ahead and Late Week Storms

  Here Comes the Heat

  Quick Warming Ahead

Pleasant Weather to Start June

  Steadier Rain Late Tonight. Warm, Humid Late Week with Storms

More Humid Ahead with Showers and Storms

  Some Sunshine Returns Tuesday. Unsettled and Wet Later this Week

  Stuck with the Clouds for now