On-Camera Meteorologist and Co-Host, "Weekend Recharge"
Maria LaRosa is an on-camera meteorologist and co-host of "Weekend Recharge" that airs weekends from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET on The Weather Channel. She has more than 12 years of broadcast meteorology experience, most recently providing the weekday morning forecast for Philadelphia on CBS 3 and The CW Philly's Eyewitness News This Morning.
Prior to her time in Philadelphia that began in 2004, LaRosa was the weekend meteorologist at WXIX-TV, the Fox station in Cincinnati, Ohio. Previously, she was a meteorologist and anchor for WTVM-TV, the ABC station in Columbus, Georgia.
LaRosa holds a bachelor’s degree in meteorology from Penn State University. She was also a teaching assistant for the University's introductory meteorology course before graduating in 1998. LaRosa holds the new CBM (Certified Broadcast Meteorologist) Seal from the AMS, considered the gold standard of accreditation in her field.
Born in New York State, LaRosa grew up in New Jersey and still considers the Garden State her home. She and her husband live in Atlanta with their three sons.