Best Weatherperson

Jim Spencer, KXAN-TV

"Maybe we got a cow flying in the air that a radar beam is bouncing off of. That's what we're hoping right now." That was the Spencerism that pricked up our ears during the Memorial Day weekend flood, 2015 version. The KXAN weather anchor’s expertise, bedside manner, and descriptive talents make Spencer our go-to whenever bad weather strikes, but this spring he put on a clinic – overseeing a couple of junior weather peeps and stepping up when events called for the big guns, rhetorically speaking. As more than one fan put it, “We love it when Jim tells us to go to our safe places.”

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