Adam Epstein joined the KTXL Weather team in October 2018 as the morning meteorologist. Adam is the weather anchor for the five and half hour newscast every Monday through Friday. He also started a community outreach program called FOX 40 Weather Club where he visits schools to teach students about meteorology.
Prior to his arrival in Sacramento, he worked as a meteorologist for WGME in Portland, Maine. While there, 2018, Adam earned his CBM, Certified Broadcast Meteorologist #797, from the American Meteorological Society. Adam specialized in covering weather in the field, such as floods and blizzards. Adam also reported on outdoor events and produced environmental packages. The job even took him for a fly along with the Blue Angels.
Adam earned his degree in Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. During his junior and senior years, he filled in for WENY-TV News in Elmira, while also working for the student-run news program, Newswatch 16, at Ithaca College. Upon graduation, Adam worked in New York as a News 12 Networks meteorologist. He is from Port Washington, New York.
Athletics have always been an integral part of Adam’s life. He captained the Cornell University Men’s Club Volleyball team his senior year and still enjoys playing competitively indoors and on the beach.
Thunderstorms and blizzards initially sparked Adam’s interest in weather. Since elementary school, he aspired towards a career in broadcast meteorology.
When he’s not working on the forecast in the studio, your best bet to find Adam is in the gym or on the sand playing volleyball.
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Bachelor of Science Degree in Meteorology
Minor in Communication