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Kevin Roth, Meteorologist

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Last meal on death row: Bacon cheeseburger, with a fried egg on top… and it’s so far and away the winner that I don’t even have a second choice.

Food Trucks: Yum or yuck? It’s food… that drives to me… what’s not to love?!?

Favorite DFW late-night food: Does beer count?

13: Lucky or unlucky? Lucky!

You should hear me sing:  Everything… and not because I’m good, just because I don’t care and I sing with reckless abandon.

You know you’re in/from Texas when: Frito Pie?!? What is the deal with the Frito pies?!?

Frito Pie

Frito Pie

Behind my back they say: “Oooo look at dat back!”

What keeps me going: A combination of weather analysis and Tupac quotes.

Kevin Tupac

I’m known around the newsroom for: I’d like to say my charm and quick wit… but the real answer is for stinking up the building with microwaved fish at 3am. :/10659272_471836539649487_8317072369535563115_n

Johnny Depp Willy Wonka or Gene Wilder Willy Wonka? Any Wonka is a good Wonka.

Favorite Viral Video:  Cats failing miserably at jumping.

If I had free time, I would: With 3 jobs currently, the only thing I would do with spare time is nap.


Kevin with his Spring 2015 students at UNT

Chocolate or vanilla?  I’m down with the swirl.

Swirl Ice Cream

 High five or fist bump? I’m more of the “bro-hug-double-back-tap” guy.

Secret celebrity crush?  Too many to list… but Natalie Portman, Halle Berry, and Hermione Granger are high on that list.

Kevin Crush

Fad you are embarrassed you got into:  I really don’t do fads, so I’m safe here!

Best DFW tradition: Seeing Four Day Weekend comedy improv troupe, featuring the funniest man alive, EO’s own Oliver Tull!


First thing you would do if you woke up as a member of the opposite sex? I like my job… so let’s just move on.  :)

Favorite CW33 show: Other than EO and NewsFix? I’ll catch some Arrow.

arrowIn which reality TV show would you most likely be found? I don’t do reality TV, but had I not chosen weather as a career you could have caught me in the NBA.  ;)

Best superpower: Being able to tell the future… my forecasts would be unstoppable!!! Mwwwwhahahahhaha!!!! <evil villain laugh>

Kevin Bare Feet Weather

Superstitions?  Other than my lucky underwear? Going two years strong in these bad boys!!!

Why NewsFix and Eye Opener? I couldn’t deal with another year of “normal news/weather” — so monotonous. Give me change or give me death! (but… not really, I’d still rather live)

EO Crew Fists Up

Favorite family tradition: Every year at Christmas one person in the fam picks the music, and it alternates each year. My brother does heavy metal, my sis goes emo, and I stick with gangsta rap. Always makes for a fun day!

Flipping channels, the movie you always stop on: “They can take our lives… but they will never take… our FREEDOM!!!!” (Braveheart, all day every day)


I give back to my community by: School talks! I absolutely love talking to school kids about weather.


Backstory: I’m often described as “lovably-nerdy,” a title I consider to be the ultimate compliment! I have a Bachelor’s in Science from THE Florida State University and a Master’s Degree in Atmospheric Science from Mississippi State University. My strong science background is paired with a personality that is, at best, quirky (and at times downright goofy), allowing me to provide a forecast which is both informative and entertaining. Outside of the studio, I teach at a local university as well as providing sports-weather forecasts for NFL and MLB games. I’m a bit of a social media addict, so hit me up on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!


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