John Wetherbee Death: A Tribute to a Remarkable Meteorologist

It is with profound sadness that we report the passing of esteemed meteorologist, John Wetherbee. Known for his dedication to his craft and his warm, engaging personality, Wetherbee made significant contributions to the field of meteorology over his long and distinguished career.

A Visionary in Media & Marketing

Wetherbee was not only a respected meteorologist but also a visionary founder of Weatherbee Media & Marketing. His professionalism and innovation have left a lasting impact on the industry.

Remembering “Big John”

John Wetherbee, fondly known as “Big John”, had a long and illustrious career as a radio meteorologist. His passing has deeply saddened those who knew him personally and professionally.

We are sad to report the passing of meteorologist John Wetherbee, whose weather reports have been an hourly feature on WSM Radio for more than a decade.John provided weather reports to over 160 radio stations and three radio networks from his home in Georgia, and had previously served as Chief Meteorologist at television stations in Atlanta and Savannah. He was inducted into the Georgia Radio Hall Of Fame in 2014, and was recently named as a 2024 inductee into the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame.Thank you, John, for your many years of service to WSM Radio. We will miss you dearly.

A Legacy That Lives On

John Wetherbee’s legacy will undoubtedly live on. He was an inspiration to aspiring meteorologists and broadcasters, a testament to the impact genuine passion can have on a career and an industry.

A Member Of The Georgia Association Of Broadcasters

In addition to his many accomplishments, Wetherbee was a respected member of the Georgia Association of Broadcasters. His passing was mourned by the association and its members.

Unfortunately, specific details regarding the cause of death have not been publicly disclosed at this time.

We extend our deepest condolences to John Wetherbee’s family, friends, and colleagues during this difficult time.

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