Eric Pritchett

Eric Pritchett


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

  Warmer Weekend. Times of Showers and Storms

  Spring Showers Ahead

  Temps To Cool Back Down. Late Week April Showers

  Warm Wednesday. Mainly Late Week Showers Ahead

  Warm and Dry Start to Week. Late Week April Showers

  Some COLD Mornings, but a nice Easter Weekend

  April CHILLS! Sub Freezing Temps Tonight

  More Showers Overnight. April Awaits and a Big Chill to Start

  Wet Wednesday to Finish March. Late Week April Chills

  Nice, Warm Tuesday. Rain Returns Wednesday

  Nice Saturday. Showers, Some Storms Sunday

  More Showers Tonight. Windy and Warm Friday Ahead

  Warmer Late Week. Some Spring Showers Too

  Some Light Rain Tonight Into Wednesday AM

  Cold Nights, Pleasant Days - Nice First Weekend of Spring

  Showers Into Friday AM, Turning Breezy and Colder.

  Rain Ahead and A Risk for A Few Severe Storms Thursday

  Milder Wednesday. Watching Thursday - Rain and Storm Threat

  Rain Showers Develop. Some Wintry Mix. Chilly Tuesday

  Cooler, but Nice March Weekend

  Not As Warm, Friday. Few Spotty Showers

  Temps Even Warmer Thursday

  Spring-like Warmth Through Mid-Week

  Warmer Days Ahead This Week

  Chilly and Still Breezy Friday. Nice, but Cool Weekend

  Cooler and Breezy Late Week

  Milder Wednesday. Pleasant March Days This Week

  Brisk & Colder Tonight. Sunny, Chilly Tuesday

  Cold Rain Tonight. Some Snow and Sleet For Some

Chilly Friday. Late Rain, Some Snow to Start for Some