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Mark Prater

Chief Meteorologist


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2075 Golden Crest Drive

Birmingham, Alabama 35209

United States

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Chief Meteorologist





Broadcast Meteorologist



Full Member
American Meteorological Society

Full Member
National Weather Association


Auburn University

Mississippi State University

Troy State University

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WIAT's Chief Meteorologist Mark Prater had the opportunity to watch as Vestavia's Lil Rebels took on Hoover in the "Blue Out Blow Out for Type One Diabetes." [cached]

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Mark Prater is thrilled to be in Birmingham as Chief Meteorologist for WIAT-CBS 42.
"My family and I really feel like God led us back to Birmingham, where we love so many folks. Prater adds. Mark's a full member of both the NWA (National Weather Association) and the AMS (American Meteorological Society).
Prater says, "I can't think of any other place I'd rather be. This is home.Viewers here are my extended family!"
During his first 10 years in Birmingham, Alabama, Mark was fortunate enough to be named Birmingham's Best News/Weather anchor for a number of years while on the air there.
Living in the beautiful Mid-Western U.S., Mark has enjoyed experiencing the various weather patterns of the mid latitudes of the United States. From blizzards to tornadoes, he also has enjoyed the new challenges of forecasting so many regions others across the country. Nationally recognized for his experience and knowledge of severe weather, Prater has been honored to receive the coveted National Edward R. Murrow Award and Emmy Award for his on air work as a Broadcast Meteorologist.
Prater also adds, "I look forward to bringing Central Alabama a severe weather coverage that many viewers have been asking for and needing."
Mark is married to his best friend, Carol Willis of Prattville, Alabama.
Mark and Carol have four children who are the lights of their lives.
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Casual banter about dogs between morning ... [cached]

Casual banter about dogs between morning anchors on Birmingham's CBS 42 turned inadvertently kinky after Gina Redmond kicked the conversation over to meteorologist Mark Prater with a question about his "little wiener.

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