School: Oswego State University
Hometown: Jamestown, N.Y.
Matt Stevens is the broadcast meteorologist on CBS 5 This Morning and CBS 5 News at Noon Monday through Friday. Matt joined CNY Central in 2008 from WETM in Elmira, N.Y., where he worked as a meteorologist and photographer.
Outside of CNY Central, Matt works as a meteorologist for Precision Weather Service. In 2008, Matt earned his American Meteorologist Society Seal of Approval. His ideal weather event is a lake-effect snow storm followed by three days of sunshine - perfect for cross country skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing.
Matt grew up in Jamestown, N.Y. and earned his bachelor's degree in meteorology and mathematics from SUNY Oswego. Matt enjoys biking, hiking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, and sipping Finger Lakes wine and craft brews. He and his wife Vanessa (also a broadcast meteorologist), have 2 cats and 1 dog.
Dream Job: Mountain Bike Guide
Why I'm a Meteorologist: I love observing and forecasting the very changeable Central New York weather. This allows me to issue forecasts people can truly rely on everyday.
Favorite Sports Team: Buffalo Bills
Favorite Music: Country, Classic Rock, and EDM
Favorite Movie: "Star Wars" All of them!
Favorite TV Show: "Saturday Night Live"
Favorite Food: Big, juicy, medium rare steak
Favorite Destination: So far? The fjords on the west coast of Norway