After more than three decades on the weather front of two Chicago TV stations, Andy Avalos is ready to ride off into the sunset.
Avalos, 66, announced Friday he’s retiring as primary morning meteorologist at NBC-owned WMAQ-Channel 5. Before joining NBC 5 for the first of two runs in 1994, he spent 10 years at ABC-owned WLS-Channel 7.
His last day on the air will be August 27, according to Frank Whittaker, station manager and vice president of news at NBC 5. Continue reading