Matt Zidle joined the WMTW News 8 First Warning Weather team in December of 2004. A Lewiston native, Matt says that forecasting the weather in your hometown is "a dream come true."
Matt worked in the Portland area for almost six years before joining WMTW News 8 WMTW. Prior to working in Portland, Matt was the chief meteorologist at WLTX in Columbia, S.C., and also worked at WSI, a company that provides weather graphics to television stations across the country. Matt holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Atmospheric Science from the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
Matt, his wife Janet, their son William and daughter Lilly live in Gorham.
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- WMTW News 8Meteorologist