Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Tragedy at Accu-Weather

Executive, veteran forecaster Ken Reeves dies in fall.

Tragedy at Accu-Weather

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We were immensely saddened to learn of the death of Ken Reeves, an Accu-Weather icon for close to 30 years.

On Sunday he was killed when he fell off his roof while removing Christmas lights.

Through the years Reeves always was a great interview. He was tremendously smart with a wicked sense of humor. Thus, most of his best comments never saw the light of print.

Officially, he was executive vice president and general manager, but he was heavily involved in forecasting and quick to share his thoughts, particularly about weather in the Philly area.

He had a particular interest in the region, since he grew up in Glenside.

We were surprised to learn that he was 50; he looked 25.

Here is an Accu-Weather link, another one, and the Centre Daily times obituary.


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