Dave Rexroth Biography
Dave Rexroth is an American meteorologist. He joined WXYZ Detroit as a meteorologist in 2000 as part of Channel 7’s Action News this Morning and Action News at Noon broadcasts. Rexroth and his family traveled to Iowa City, Iowa to celebrate the Fourth of July festivities.
He previously worked in Miami, Florida for WFOR-TV and for WRGB in Albany, New York. He started at WOI in Des Moines, Iowa after graduating from Luther College in Iowa. Rexroth was named Chief Meteorologist at WXYZ in August 2010. Every day during the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 11 p.m. newscasts, Dave provides the latest weather updates and forecasts for all of southeast Michigan.
Dave Rexroth Age | Birthday | Parents
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Dave Rexroth Education
Rexroth graduated from Luther College in Iowa. He went on to receive a master’s degree in Meteorology from the University of Chicago where he studied under Ted Fujita of the famous F-Scale for tornado strength.
Dave Rexroth Career
He has been forecasting for nearly 20 years, the last 10 of which have been here at WXYZ. He joined the team as a meteorologist for Channel 7’s “Action News This Morning” and “Action News at Noon” in 2000. Previously he worked in Miami, Florida for WFOR-TV and for WRGB in Albany, New York.
Before coming to Michigan, Dave spent three years as the evening meteorologist at WFOR-TV in Miami. There he covered both Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Harvey. Before Miami, Dave worked at WRGB in Albany, New York and started his career in Des Moines, Iowa at WOI.
Dave has also done the weather for national television shows including Good Morning America Sunday and CBS News Saturday Morning. In 2007 and 2008, Dave won MAB awards for “Best Weather.” He also received an Emmy for the Lion King Special. While at WXYZ he works alongside Ali Hoxie and Alan Campbell.
Dave Rexroth Married | Wife | Sons
The award-winning meteorologist is married to his wife Deborah. Rexroth and his wife are blessed with three children. Details of their names have not been shared. One of his greatest thrills in life is coaching his boys’ baseball and basketball teams.
Dave Rexroth Eye
Rexroth suffered the injury to his left eye on July 4 due to a fireworks accident. The incident caused the meteorologist to lose vision in his left eye. Rexroth remained in an Iowa City hospital following the accident. He underwent surgery for his eye receiving a prosthetic eye according to WXYZ. He is expected to make a full recovery.
Rexroth suffered a severe injury to his left hand that left him in a cast for much of the fall. He did have Dr. Oz check out the hand’s progress when he visited the station in May, according to Rexroth’s Facebook page.
Dave Rexroth Salary | Net Worth
Rexroth was named Chief Meteorologist at WXYZ in August 2010. Every day during the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 11 p.m. newscasts, Dave provides the latest weather updates and forecasts for all of southeast Michigan. His estimated net worth is currently under review.