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Bob Jeswald

Bob Jeswald returned to Columbus in 2006, a homecoming for his wife, Teresa, who was born and raised here.

Bob worked as a meteorologist in Las Vegas, Nevada and Phoenix, Arizona before deciding to head back to the fountain city to raise his family.

Bob's first stint in Columbus was in the early 90's. He worked for the local ABC affiliate where he covered the Storm of the Century, also known as the 1993 Superstorm.

Since joining WRBL Bob has helped launch the First Alert weather concept. He led WRBL's team coverage of the tornado that struck Columbus on March 1, 2007 and also anchored coverage of the deadly tornado outbreak that hit the Southeast from April 25th through the 28th, 2011.

Bob is an integral part of the community. He's been designated as a "hero" by the American Red Cross. He spearheaded the creation of the Air Quality Alliance of the Chattahoochee Valley. Bob makes regular appearances in classrooms throughout our viewing area to help children better understand the weather.

Bob holds the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval and is a member of the National Weather Association.

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  • Still dry for now

    Still dry for now

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:12:34 GMT
    Another day of stable air but warmer since our airflow will be more from the south opposed to the northeast. Not terribly humid but readings will easily climb, close to the mid 90 mark. This weekend we'll see a tropical disturbance in the western Gulf of Mexico; helping to increase our chances for afternoon showers and storms throughout the Labor Day weekend. More weather: http://WRBL.com/weather
    Another day of stable air but warmer since our airflow will be more from the south opposed to the northeast. Not terribly humid but readings will easily climb, close to the mid 90 mark. This weekend we'll see a tropical disturbance in the western Gulf of Mexico; helping to increase our chances for afternoon showers and storms throughout the Labor Day weekend. More weather: http://WRBL.com/weather
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    WRBL Weather Forecast

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-08-27 20:05:28 GMT
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  • FIRST ON 3: Police looking for man after Columbus mom, baby found dead after house fire

    FIRST ON 3: Police looking for man after Columbus mom, baby found dead after house fire

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:12:09 GMT
    Police are searching for suspect Brandon Connor. Before the fire, Rosella Mitchell is believed to have suffered from life threatening stabbing wounds.Police are searching for suspect Brandon Connor. Before the fire, Rosella Mitchell is believed to have suffered from life threatening stabbing wounds.
    Police are searching for Brandon Conner, 35, who is wanted for murder.
    Police are searching for Brandon Conner, 35, who is wanted for murder.
  • Murder suspect turns himself in after Columbus mom, baby found dead in house fire

    Murder suspect turns himself in after Columbus mom, baby found dead in house fire

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:37:59 GMT
    The man suspected of killing a Columbus mother and baby found after a house fire last week has turned himself in to police, his attorney tells News 3.Defense Attorney Mark Shelnutt tells News 3 that Brandon Conner, 35, turned himself in late Tuesday night after police named him a suspect in the death of Rosella Mitchell and her 6-month-old son Dylan Conner.Remains believed to be that of Mitchell and her 6-month-old son were found after a house fire at 1324 Winifred Lane last Thursday. Mitchel...
    The man suspected of killing a Columbus mother and baby found after a house fire last week has turned himself in to police, his attorney tells News 3.Defense Attorney Mark Shelnutt tells News 3 that Brandon Conner, 35, turned himself in late Tuesday night after police named him a suspect in the death of Rosella Mitchell and her 6-month-old son Dylan Conner.Remains believed to be that of Mitchell and her 6-month-old son were found after a house fire at 1324 Winifred Lane last Thursday. Mitchel...
  • Meriwether County man murdered during apparent robbery

    Meriwether County man murdered during apparent robbery

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:41:56 GMT
    Two individuals believed to be connected with a Meriwether County murder were caught on surveillance camera in Newnan.Two individuals believed to be connected with a Meriwether County murder were caught on surveillance camera in Newnan.
    Local and state investigators release surveillance images of suspects believed to be connected with a Meriwether County murder investigation.
    Local and state investigators release surveillance images of suspects believed to be connected with a Meriwether County murder investigation.
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