Mowry is an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist who has excelled in severe weather coverage. He first worked as an ABC 7 meteorologist in 2004.
Upon his return to ABC 7, News Director Jennifer Graves said, "We are absolutely thrilled Larry is once again on our team. Not only is he an experienced meteorologist, but he connects to Chicago viewers and is a commanding and reliable presence when severe weather breaks."
Mowry joins ABC 7 from KTVT, the CBS station in Dallas, Texas where he was the chief meteorologist for the station's 5, 6 and 10 PM weekday newscasts. He joined KTVT in 2008.
From 2005-2008, he worked as the Morning meteorologist at WKMG the CBS station in Orlando, Florida.
Prior to that, he was ABC 7's Saturday morning meteorologist in 2004.
During his career, Mowry garnered ten Lonestar Emmy Awards and for four out of the past six years has won the Lonestar Emmy for Best Weathercaster in the state of Texas.
Mowry is returning to his Midwestern roots. He was born and raised in Loudonville, Ohio and recalls he knew he wanted to be a meteorologist as early as his senior year in high school. He pursued that dream in college and graduated Cum Laude from Valparaiso University in Indiana with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology.
More than 4,000 spectators were expected to gather around a hill in Fox River Grove to watch some of the best jumpers from the U.S. and around the world.
Another weekend winter storm moved into the Chicago area Friday afternoon, bringing snow, ice and bitter cold.
It's been a while since the Chicago area experienced below-freezing temperatures. Be sure to bundle up before heading out the door Wednesday. It's going to be a cold one.
The ABC7 First Alert Weather Team have been analyzing global weather patterns to forecast just how harsh the upcoming Chicago winter might be.
The Chicago area will see a swing in temperatures over the next few days, with near-record-high warmth Thursday ahead of a temperature drop and possible flurries over the weekend.