Josh Fitzpatrick

Josh Fitzpatrick


Charlottesville, Va.

Josh Fitzpatrick joined the NBC29 weather team in November 2017. He comes to central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley from WSAZ-TV, the NBC affiliate in Huntington/Charleston, West Virginia where he was a meteorologist for 10 years.

After studying broadcast meteorology and earning a B.S. degree at Mississippi State University, Josh got his big break at WOAY-TV in Beckley, WV, where he was eventually promoted to chief meteorologist.

Josh's favorite type of weather is snow and says he got hooked on meteorology after the great blizzard of March 1993.

He has a large social media presence, be sure to follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Josh was named the winner of the 'Best of C-Ville TV Personality' in 2018 and 2019.

Josh was born in eastern Kentucky and grew up near Gallipolis, Ohio. He enjoys storm chasing, gardening, astronomy, photography, movies, and traveling.

Recent Articles by Josh

  Tracking Pop-up Showers and Thunderstorms

  Low End Severe Weather Risk

  Spotty Severe Weather Risk

  Isolated Severe Weather Risk

  July Heat Wave

  Hazy, Hot and Humid

  All System Are Go For Fireworks

  Hot as a Firecracker

  Hottest of 2020

  Drier and Hotter Weather Pattern

  Isolated Severe Weather and Saharan Dust

  Tracking Thunderstorm Risk

  Hotter and More Humid Saturday

Variable Weekend Weather

  Spotty Thunderstorm Risk

  Isolated Severe Weather Risk

  Spotty Rain Risk Father’s Day

  Remote Storm Risk Father’s Day

  Tracking Scattered Showers and Storms

  Unsettled Weather Pattern

  Rain Increases Mid Week

  Sparse Rain Risk

  Most Areas Remain Dry Sunday

  Tracking Weak Storm System

  Less Humid with Hot Sunshine Friday

  Becoming Briefly Drier

  Tracking Strong Storm System

  Turning Humid Again Soon

  Less Humid

  Less Humid Sunday