The most trusted meteorologist in Central Florida, Tom Sorrells is dedicated to bringing you accurate weather reports for your neighborhood.
Helping you plan your day, stay safe from dangerous weather conditions, and keeping you prepared for whatever weather comes your way.
This Emmy award winning meteorologist pinpoints storms and tracks them hour by hour as they make their way through Central Florida.
When the skies are threatening and the lights go dark, so many of our neighbors turn to Tom
to get them through Mother Nature's worst.
During the Florida hurricanes of 2004, Tom
started a segment called, "Talk Back to Tom," where people from all over Central Florida phoned and got answers about the movement of dangerous storms and how to keep their family safe.
The following year, Local 6 won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for journalistic excellence in its coverage of Hurricane Charley, Frances, and Jeanne.
played a crucial role in helping Local 6 deliver detailed reports to its viewers before, during, and after the storms.
In 2002, Tom
received an Emmy Award for meteorology talent.
This award highlights Tom's ability to present and communicate weather forecasts in a way that people can easily understand and appreciate.
While working in Ohio in 1995, The Associated Press
also recognized Tom's talents and honored him with the Best Weather Operating Award.
accurate, yet personable weathercasts, have earned Tom Sorrells
the National Weather Association
Seal of Approval and the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval
Tom graduated from Western Kentucky University and received additional studies from Ohio State University.
He has worked in markets across the United States including: Detroit, Columbus, and Myrtle Beach.
not at the Weather Center tracking down storms, Tom
enjoys spending time with his
family in beautiful Central Florida.
not only a dedicated weatherman, but also a dedicated husband and father.
On a nice day, Tom
likes to take time to go fishing and ride his