Born in Victoria, Russ is a BC native. Aside from his childhood years in New York, Russ has lived in the Lower Mainland his entire life, graduating from Prince of Wales High School before moving on to study geophysics and meteorology at UBC. Russ has worked in the field of meteorology for nearly two decades, including stints as a weather observer at the Vancouver International Airport, a lighthouse keeper on the Queen Charlotte Islands, a forecaster for Environment Canada and now as a broadcast meteorologist for News1130. Russ lives in Surrey with his wife and two sons, and spends much of his spare time coaching minor sports.
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