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.
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Gusty winds and high waves making for a potentially dangerous situation along Chicago's lakefront.
"It was a nightmare," Ron Berghuis said. He and his family took shelter in their home as the tornado was coming through Oak Lawn, moving toward their home in Hometown.
A storm is expected to hit the Chicago area Wednesday into Thursday, bringing strong winds, high waves and rain mixed with snow.
Students at Illinois schools participated in a statewide tornado drill Tuesday morning as part of Severe Weather Preparedness week