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Darby Bybee Profile
Darby Bybee is an American chief meteorologist who is currently working at 40/29 News. At the station, he serves weekdays on 40/29 News at 5:00, 6:00, and 10:00 p.m. on ABC, And 9 p.m. on The Arkansas CW.
Darby Bybee Age
Bybee is 37 years of age as of 2023, he was born in 1985, in Freedom, Indiana, United States. He has not revealed the date or month, he was born.
Darby Bybee Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Darby Bybee Family
Bybee has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Darby Bybee Wife
Bybee is happily married to his loving wife. Darby and his wife are blessed with one child. The couple celebrated their 4th anniversary on 22nd October 2020. Bybee likes to keep his life private hence, he has not disclosed any information about his wife and children. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Darby Bybee Career
Bybee joined 40/29 News in November 2012. Darby is certified by the American Meteorological Society and joined 40/29 from KARK-TV in Little Rock. Darby was named Chief Meteorologist in June 2015. You can watch Darby’s forecasts every weekday on 40/29 News at 5:00, 6:00, and 10:00 p.m. on ABC. And at 9 p.m. on The Arkansas CW.
Darby enjoys forecasting the weather in The River Valley and Northwest Arkansas where he says he feels at home between the Ozarks and the Plains. “My two obsessions are storm chasing and climbing, so, I don’t think there’s a better spot in the country for both of those.”In the last decade, Darby has covered 18 states and logged more than 50 thousand miles of storm chasing.
Not surprisingly, he says, “Severe weather is my specialty.” Darby grew up in the country near Freedom, Indiana where his passion for the weather grew throughout childhood and eventually led him to his first internship with the National Weather Service in Indianapolis and a degree in meteorology from Ball State University. Throughout college, Darby chased severe storms in the Midwest with other students.
After an internship at WISH-TV in Indianapolis Darby landed his first job in Lincoln, Nebraska at KLKN where he forecasted weekend weather and reported several days a week. Three years in the central plains brought with it a wealth of weather knowledge, including frequent severe weather coverage.
In 2011 Darby was offered a position as a weekend meteorologist at KARK-TV in Little Rock where he spent more than a year fine-tuning his forecasting in Arkansas. When 40/29 came calling he says, “It was a no-brainer.” Besides his love for climbing and storm chasing Darby is also a devoted dog owner.
Darby Bybee Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at 40/29 News.
Darby Bybee Net Worth
Bybee has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as a Chief Meteorologist.
Darby Bybee Social Media Platforms
Bybee is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 6.8k followers on Twitter, 3.2k followers on Instagram, and 57k followers on Facebook.