liked the old format
(Mount Forest, Ontario)
Really Old Format (1989)
We really preferred the old format where you gave the local long range weather forcast. We used to tune in daily to check - and we could, every 10 minutes. Now, it just doesn't work for us anymore.
- I'm not thrilled with every change in the programming either. Maybe that's one of them.Their website still has the same info.
The Weather Network, "Canada's Number 1 Choice for Accurate Local Forecasts" was founded in 1988 and changed its name to the Weather Network less than a year later. Pelmorex owns it since the 90s.
If you've been around for a while, you might remember TWN's on-air personalities.
Les Krifaton (now in Las Vegas), Mark Kriski (now in Los Angeles), Luciano Pippia (now in Montreal), Frank Cavallaro (also in Montreal), Carole Jeghers, Gary Ryan, Jillian Reynolds (moved to sports), Neil Mathur, Lise McAuley (doing weather in Montreal). There's more below...
A former pilot, Chris St. Clair, brought his dynamic presentation style
to the station. The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) is a professional testing and certification organization and they well-recognized his capabilities.
Later in the 90s, the station moved to Mississauga. Later, they moved to Oakville. He and a few other staff are members of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS), a professional testing and certification
Later in the 90s, the station moved to Mississauga. Then they moved to Oakville.more weather information now.
I'll try and make it a bit more interesting... 🌞🌧️🌪️
Hold onto your umbrellas and buckle up for a wild weather ride with The Weather Network's news-wheel extravaganza!
Tune into The Weather Network, and you're in a weather wonderland. This isn't your typical weather report; it's a meteorological circus! The news-wheel format spins you through a whirlwind of weather updates.
Rather than guessing the price of a blender, you guess whether you'll need a raincoat or sunscreen!
Let's talk about these regional forecasts - Canada, we've got you covered! Every half-hour, The Weather Network gives you the latest weather scoop, whether you're chillin' in CowTown, sipping maple syrup in Montreal, or frolicking along the Maritime provinces' shores. Having a local weather concierge is like having a personal assistant!
Our own weather guru presents the Alberta forecast! Will it be hotter than a jalapeno in a sauna, or colder than a polar bear's toenails? Stay tuned! It gets better! The Weather Network sprinkles weather-related stories between weather reports that will tickle your funny bone. Weather is so entertaining! The stories range from epic snowball fights in Toronto to storm-chasing adventures
in the Maritimes. Weather drama at its finest - it's like watching weather-themed reality TV!
Hop aboard The Weather Network's news-wheel extravaganza if you're sick of boring weather reports! You'll be giggling, gasping, and maybe even dancing in the rain on this rollercoaster of meteorological madness. Only one thing you can predict is how much fun you'll have! Let's chase those forecasts in style, weather warriors!
Among the prominent personalities
associated with The Weather Network over the years are:
Chris St. Clair