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Elise Finch

finch1 Elise FinchElise Finch is an Emmy Award winning meteorologist who joined the WCBS weather team in April 2007.  Ms. Finch came to CBS from NBC where she served as a meteorologist for the “Early Today Show,” MSNBC, and NBC Weather Plus.

Prior to NBC, Ms. Finch was the weekend weather anchor at the CBS affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona. Before that, she was an anchor and reporter at the CBS and FOX affiliates in Youngstown, Ohio and the ABC affiliate in Austin, Minnesota. Finch started her career in television behind the scenes at E! Entertainment Television, where she served as a production coordinator for special projects and live events.

Finch was raised in Mount Vernon, New York and graduated from Mount Vernon High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University where she received one of the prestigious President’s Awards. She went on to earn a Master of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University. Ms. Finch completed the Broadcast Meteorology Program at Mississippi State University and holds the seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society.

Finch enjoys taking part in community events. She has emceed events for the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey, the Westchester Library System, the Mount Vernon High School Hall of Fame and also JDRF Walk for a Cure. Ms. Finch is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the American Meteorological Society.  She currently lives in Westchester County.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy’s Parade: Let There Be Balloons!

Kermit, Snoopy, the Kool-Aid man … they’re all there and ready to go. On Wednesday the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons were inflated and on standby for Thursday’s big event.

11/24/2010

High winds downed this tree in the Hollis section of Queens on October 15, 2010.

Whipping Winds Bring Down Trees in Queens, Coney Is.

Friday night, a dangerous tangle of power lines, a crushed gate, and carved up tree limbs blocked the front door of a home on 215th street in Hollis, Queens.

10/15/2010

Generic Rain File Photo (credit: AP)

Two Inches Of Rain Expected By Friday

Conditions will be messy, courtesy of a low pressure system that will track its way north and east.

10/13/2010

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