Bob Riggio

Chief Meteorologist Emeritus

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Bob received a Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology from Penn State University and a Masters degree in Meteorology from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

For the past 45 years, Bob has forecasted the weather for Air Force pilots, government officials, industry and TV, conducted cloud and rainfall research, and reported about weather’s impact on air quality. He wrote a weekly newspaper weather column and presented numerous public speaking engagements to local officials, civic groups, schools and industry on various weather topics.

Bob has been actively involved for many years with the Rapid City Air Quality Board and remains active with the Salvation Army.

Bob has been married to his wife, Linda, for the past 30 plus years and together have three children and five grandchildren. When not working at NewsCenter1 you can find Bob outdoors either fly fishing, playing golf, playing tennis, snow skiing, or riding his motorcycle; weather-permitting of course.

You can tweet Bob @BobRiggio.