George Flickinger is the morning and midday meteorologist for 2NEWS, and he has worked in Tulsa for 12 years. He takes pride in efforting the most accurate and detailed local forecast you will find in the morning!
Before his promotion, George was the station's weekend morning meteorologist. He also worked across town at Fox 23 before being hired away by KJRH. He served as the Chief Meteorologist of KTXS-TV in Abilene during the 1990s.
George may be best known for his work "off camera." Since moving to Tulsa in 2001, he's chased, reported on and photographed EF-0 to EF-5 tornadoes in Oklahoma. You may have see him making cameo appearances on Discovery Channel's "Storm Chasers" series.
In the TV studios, George won "Best Weathercast" awards in Oklahoma and Texas, including a First Place Award for "Best Weathercast in Oklahoma" from the Oklahoma SPJ. He holds both the American Meteorological Society's (AMS) "Seal of Approval" and CBM title. George graduated from Texas A&M University. He is a native of Orange, Texas.
An avid bicyclist, you can check his blog about cycling and other topics at www.cyclingweatherman.blogspot.com. He invites you to walk for better health with him during "2 Walks for You" during the warmer months. His family also helps rescue West Highland White Terriers (Westies) with www.okwestierescue.com .
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