WNY News Now’s First Defense Weather team provides local weather coverage for parts of Western New York’s Southern Tier and Northwestern Pennsylvania. Connect with us on social media using the hashtag #MyLocalWx.
The First Defense Weather team is managed by Chief Weather Forecaster Andrew Stevenson.
First Defense Weather also partners with WNY Storms Chasers to provide live coverage of severe weather events. WNY Storm Chasers is led by lead storm chaser Mitch Bellinger with other local chasers as part of the team.
Their team provides live stream coverage of severe weather events across Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania. This includes: severe thunderstorms, tornados, flash flooding, and even winter storms during the winter months.