Scott Withers

Scott Withers

Scott Withers

Sr. Video Journalist/Reporter

After a four-time Emmy winning career as an ABC News producer and reporter based out of Florida, Scott Withers re-invented himself as a meteorologist, climate scientist and geologist. Before ABC Scott worked for CNN in New York, London and Atlanta, and before that for local stations in Tennessee, Florida and Texas. Now he’s back in Texas where he focuses on the increasingly chaotic weather and the ways in which it’s impacting our lives.

Recent Work
U.S. wind turbines

Renewables Take A Bigger Slice Of U.S. Energy

Fire consumes land in Brazil

Scientists Give Earth 50-50 Chance Of Hitting Key Warming Mark By 2026

Hurricane Laura in 2020

Multiple Studies Forecast Worsening Natural Disasters

Tourists look upon Niagara Falls

How Niagara Falls Is Cleaning Up The Cryptocurrency Mining Industry

Arizona home destroyed by a wildfire on Tuesday.

Strong Winds Could Lead To Explosive Fire Growth In West

Waves crash over a seawall at the mouth of the Miami River in Florida.

Weather Changes Have Americans Moving To Cooler Locales

Endangered U.S. river

Some Of America's Largest And Most Important Rivers Are In Crisis

Patch of grass in Las Vegas

Dry As A Bone: Las Vegas Enforces New Water Restrictions

A person wades through floodwaters in South Africa.

Floods In South Africa Kill More Than 340 People

volcanic ash covers roof tops and vegetation in an area of Tonga

Why Some Volcanic Eruptions Don't Have Bigger Climate Impacts

A house shown after a storm on Wednesday in Taopi, Minnesota.

23 Injured In Texas Storms; More Tornadoes Forecast In U.S.

Rain storm in Silverado Canyon, California, March 28, 2022.

Researchers Predict Busy 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season

A cargo ship

The Unique Climate Change Implications Of Maritime Law

A passenger jet is silhouetted against the sky at dusk.

Airlines Cancel More Than 3,500 U.S. Flights Over Weekend

A California Department of Water Resources employee measures a snowpack.

California's Snowpack Levels Near Critically Low Levels

Lincoln One Cent Penny

April 1 Is National One Cent Day

A grazer clearing vegetation in California

In California, Goats And Sheep Return To Firefighting Duty

Scene of a multi-vehicle crash

Cleanup Of Deadly Pennsylvania Pileup Keeps Interstate Shut

Cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C.

Annual Cherry Blossom Colors Show Mounting Effects Of Climate Change

Two women admire cherry blossoms in a neighborhood in Washington, DC

Washington Ushers In Spring With The Cherry Blossom Festival

Tornado damage in Louisiana

Louisiana Twister Carved Destruction In Mere Moments

A truck lies on this side in front of a destroyed home after a tornado swept through New Orleans

Tornado Rips Through New Orleans And Its Suburbs, Killing 1

A tornado forms near Oklahoma

Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama Warned As Severe Weather Approaches

Snow falls on shoppers pushing shopping carts

Late Winter Storm Blasts South, Northeast With Snow

People walk among blowing snow

'Bomb Cyclone' To Dump Snow Across Much Of The U.S.

Polar bear cub and its mother

U.N. Climate Change Report Warns Of Mass Animal Extinctions

File photo of storm clouds in Iowa

Officials: 7 Dead After Tornadoes Tore Through Central Iowa

A dry irrigation canal

Drought Conditions Continue To Worsen In The Western U.S.

Young boys get off boat in flooded Australian street

500,000 People In Australia Told To Evacuate Due To Historic Flooding

A man watches embers fly over his property as the Bond Fire burns through the Silverado community in Orange County, CA

United Nations Releases Dire New Climate Change Report