Mobile, Alabama has some crazy Gulf Coast weather to contend with. Tropical storms are hurricanes are always a threat this time of year so it’s no surprise a Tampa meteorologist got the job at News 5 WKRG.

WFLA meteorologist Ed Bloodsworth confirmed tonight on Twitter that he has accepted the job. He’ll start at the new station in September, according to a WKRG press release. He joined Channel 8 here in Tampa back in 2016. Bloodworth says in Channel 8 bio that his fascination with weather started when he was 7 years old growing up in Hillsborough County.

Hey it's Geno. Thanks for reading. Got something to add to this story? Connect with me on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.