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Esteemed Meteorologist John ‘Big John’ Wetherbee Passes Away – BRB NEWS

John 'Big John' Wetherbee
John ‘Big John’ Wetherbee

It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of esteemed meteorologist John ‘Big John’ Wetherbee. A familiar voice on WCON for many years, John leaves behind an indelible legacy in broadcast meteorology.

John’s contributions to meteorology and broadcasting were recognized by his peers. He was inducted into the Georgia Radio Hall Of Fame in 2014, and just days before his untimely passing, he was named as a 2024 inductee into the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

Known for his infectious enthusiasm and passion for weather forecasting, John was a respected figure in the field. His professionalism and innovative approach made him a sought-after meteorologist.

John also founded Weatherbee Media & Marketing, showcasing his entrepreneurial spirit and vision. His efforts have undoubtedly paved the way for aspiring meteorologists and broadcasters.

As we mourn the loss of this remarkable individual, our thoughts are with John Wetherbee’s family, friends, and colleagues during this difficult time. His legacy will continue to inspire those in the meteorology and broadcasting fields for generations to come.

Rest in peace, John Wetherbee. Your contribution to the field of meteorology will not be forgotten.

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