Stephen Cropper

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“Viewers want an accurate, easy to understand forecast for their neighborhood and dependable severe weather coverage that will help keep them safe. That’s what Severe Weather Team 11 delivers. We use the latest, most sophisticated technology like Storm Tracker Doppler 11 Radar, and that allows our team of meteorologist to track storms and to give viewers the information they need to know. ”
 
Chief Meteorologist Stephen Cropper has been delivering accurate, easy to understand local forecasts in the Pittsburgh area for nearly two decades.
 
 
“I’ve seen both the good and bad that the weather in this region can bring” says Cropper," and I understand how quickly the weather can change from one part of our viewing area to another.”
 
Stephen was on air alerting viewers nonstop for nearly 24 hours during the record breaking Pittsburgh snowfall of February 2010. He also provided life-saving information during the tornado outbreaks of June 1998 and April 2002. But it was the back to back record breaking rains from Hurricanes Frances and Ivan in September 2004 that Cropper remembers most.
 
“That was a great reminder that the weather truly does affect us all. It’s the great equalizer."
 
Stephen knows that viewers want an accurate, easy to understand forecast for their neighborhood and dependable severe weather coverage that will help keep them safe.
 
“That’s what Severe Weather Team 11 delivers. We use the latest, most sophisticated technology like Storm Tracker Doppler 11 Radar, and that allows our team of meteorologist to track storms and to give viewers the information they need to know. ”
 
Stephen has been awarded the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval for Television Weathercasting. Stephen is also a graduate of the Duquesne University School of Law and has been licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania as well as The United States District Court, Western District Of Pennsylvania.
 
Stephen, his wife Mindy and their three children -- Chloe, Christian and Carter -- love Pittsburgh and they spend as much time as possible outdoors enjoying all four seasons.
 
Stephen serves on the Advisory Board of The Salvation Army and works closely with various other charitable organizations in the region.