Davis has now been forecasting weather here in Middle Tennessee for over 30 years.
In 2005, he became one of the first in the nation to earn the new prestigious “Certified Broadcast Meteorologist” designation from the American Meteorological Society. Although Davis has held the AMS’s Seal of Approval since 1979, this is an upgrade. Applicants had to have a degree in meteorology and take a rigorous exam. He also has held the National Weather Association’s seal of approval since 2001. Davis takes great pride in the accuracy of his weather forecasts, especially during severe weather where he has tracked storms on air, over several hours, on many occasions.
Davis was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and received a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from Florida State University. Prior to that, he attained a degree in Earth Sciences from Tulane University.
He began his television career while still in school as the weekend weathercaster at WCTV in Tallahassee, Florida. He then served as a weather anchor WTVT in Tampa, Florida.
Davis has a great love for music, fishing and sailing. He has become quite well known for his fishing hobby and can be found on the water every weekend (weather permitting).
Davis is also very active in the Middle Tennessee community. Since 1981, he’s made hundreds of visits to area schools, explaining weather to students.