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Nick Grunseth

Nick Grunseth

He was promoted to chief meteorologist in August 2013, but still wakes up early to give the Chippewa Valley its

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Matt Schaefer

Matt Schaefer

Matt Schaefer is our evening meteorologist for News 18.

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Justin Esterly

Justin Esterly

Justin Esterly is our weekend meteorologist and weekday night-side multi-media journalist. Justin joined WQOW News 18 in May 2018.

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A quiet change to the weather after a stormy 24 hours

A quiet change to the weather after a stormy 24 hours

The heat and humidity built up and it feels like this oppressive summer weather finally 'popped'.

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