Mark Tarello is Chief Meteorologist for KEYC News 12 & The FOX 12 Mankato News At Nine.
He was forecasting weather on cable television while in high school in his hometown of Stoneham, Massachusetts. From there, he placed second out of 500 students in the National Collegiate Weather Forecasting contest while attending Lyndon State College in Vermont.
Tarello has worked as an on-air meteorologist just south of Atlanta at WRBL-TV, the CBS affiliate in Columbus, GA. Here he forecasted the weather during weekend evenings for two time zones serving both Alabama and Georgia. Mark was also chief meteorologist at WMDN-TV, the CBS affiliate in Meridian, MS. While working in Mississippi he worked around the clock providing viewers with the latest breaking weather during hurricane Katrina. He was also an on-air meteorologist for KMEG-TV in Sioux City, IA; WMTW-TV in Portland, ME; WVNY-TV in Burlington, VT; and New England Cable News in Boston, MA. Mark was also a meteorologist for WLVI-TV in Boston, MA, where he updated the forecast for the station web site and radio stations daily.
Mark loves forecasting the weather, and being able to talk about a different weather story each night on News 12 & FOX Mankato.
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