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Jeff Smith
Jeff Smith is the meteorologist for Channel 7 Eyewitness News on weekends at 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. He can also be seen reporting for various newscasts throughout the week and keeping viewers informed of threatening weather on social media.

Jeff joined the Eyewitness News Team in 2007 after serving as a meteorologist at WTEN-TV, the ABC affiliate in Albany, New York. Before that he was Chief Meteorologist at WOAY-TV, the ABC affiliate in Oak Hill, West Virginia.

Jeff is a native of Plymouth, Massachusetts, where extreme New England weather sparked his interest in meteorology at an early age. He went on to follow his dream, majoring in Atmospheric Science at Cornell University and broadcasting live weather forecasts for Newswatch 16, the student-run television station at nearby Ithaca College.

Jeff has earned the American Meteorological Society's prestigious Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designation, a professional recognition of the quality of his weather forecasts.

Jeff lives in New York City with his wife and young son.

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    The weekend will get off to a summery start, but the weather will deteriorate as a backdoor cold front approaches from the north.
    A line of severe storms caused damage across the Tri-State area Tuesday and prompted cancellation of Metro North service.
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    What's the worst-case scenario for Wednesday's storm? What's the best case? No matter what, we're going to see a significant winter storm, especially considering it'll be the first full day of spring!
    While most of the Tri-State area is still cleaning up and digging out from nor'easter #2, AccuWeather is keeping a close eye on another storm system.