Growing up in Michigan Meteorologist Grant Gilmore was introduced to dynamic weather at an early age. It was this exposure to harsh winter storms, severe thunderstorms and the calm that exists in between that piqued his fascination with the weather.
Grant graduated from the University of North Carolina Asheville with a focus in weather forecasting. Grant is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist with the American Meteorological Society and got his start in television in Central Georgia where he covered numerous tornado outbreaks. From there he travelled north to Greensboro, North Carolina where he forecasted everything from hurricanes to devastating winter storms. It was his coverage of one of those winter storms that earned him his first Emmy Award.
After spending 8 years at WFMY News 2, five as the Chief Meteorologist, Grant has been the morning meteorologist at 10 Tampa Bay since 2017. Through his career Grant has developed a reputation for going beyond the basic forecast to explain the science that drives the weather that impacts our lives every day. Grant earned another Emmy in 2018 for his unique ability to communicate and simplify sometimes complicated science and weather concepts. He was also recently nominated for an Emmy for his reporting on climate change and its impact on tropical cyclones and the threats they produce.
When Grant is not tracking the weather he is looking for the next opportunity to spend time in the weather with his wife Liz and two daughters Finley and Rowen.