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Phil Ferro Profile
Phil Ferro is an American Chief meteorologist who is currently working at WSVN 7News. At the station, he forecasts weeknights during 7 NEWS at 4:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm, 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm, 10:00 pm, and 11:00 pm.
Phil Ferro Age
Ferro was born on October 1st, 1959 in Cuba, South Florida, and raised in Miami. He is 64 years old as of 2023. He has not revealed the date, month, or year he was born. However, we will update this information as soon as it’s available.
Phil Ferro Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Phil Ferro Family
Ferro has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Phil Ferro Wife
Ferro likes to keep his life private hence, he has not disclosed any information about his relationship status. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Phil Ferro Biography
He was born in Cuba and raised in Miami, Phil has covered South Florida weather and hurricanes for over a decade. He started back in 1995, when he was the lead forecaster at the local Telemundo affiliate, providing the latest storm information to South Florida’s Spanish-speaking community. Chief Meteorologist Ferro is responsible for providing you with the latest weather information from watches and warnings to your local forecast.
He spearheads a 4 person staff that keeps an eye on South Florida’s skies, 24 hours a day. You can count on Phil and his team to keep you informed of any threat, especially during hurricane season. Phil stays on top of the latest developments in the meteorological field by continuously participating in seminars, attending hurricane conferences, and even flying with hurricane hunters
. In 1999, he took part in a history-making mission that flew into a hurricane traveling backward across the Caribbean. Most systems move west to east, but Hurricane Lenny did something that had never happened in the 113-year Atlantic tropical cyclone record. It was the first storm to have an extended west-to-east track and Phil was there to witness it firsthand.
Phil Ferro Career
He has completed training from FEMA on community hurricane preparedness and is constantly taking classes from NOAA to keep his forecasting skills sharp. Phil joined 7News in 2005, keeping us calm and guiding us through the most active hurricane season on record. Thirty-one systems were spawned in the tropics, two of them impacting us directly, Katrina and Wilma.
Education is Phil’s passion. He cares about teaching weather to young minds and helping teachers pass along the wonders of science and meteorology to their students. Phil has received 2 Emmy nominations for previous Hurricane specials. He holds both the National Weather Association and American Meteorological Society Seals of Approval.
He is a member of the AMS standing panel of Spanish-language evaluators of the Board of Broadcast Meteorology by the AMS Commission of Professional Affairs. Additionally, he is on the NWA board and has been awarded professional development hours from the National Hurricane Center each year since 1995.
His work has been recognized by the Association for Women in Communications South Florida chapter, the Miami Dade County League of Cities, as well as individual recognition by the City of Hialeah. He works closely with the American Red Cross helping get the message out to prepare in advance of Hurricane season.
Phil Ferro Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at WSVN 7 News.
Phil Ferro Net Worth
Ferro has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as a Chief Meteorologist.
Phil Ferro Social Media Platforms
Ferro is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 12.2k followers on Twitter, 2.9k followers on Instagram, and 1.4k followers on Facebook.