BOSTON – Former WBZ-TV meteorologist Bruce Schwoegler has died at the age of 80. Schwoegler worked at WBZ for 33 years.
A Navy veteran, author and teacher, Schwoegler had a knack for making complicated weather events simple with the help of his vibrant laugh.
Schwoegler was at WBZ for the Blizzard of ’78. “I did that for five days in a row,” he recalled in 2018. “The other guys couldn’t get in.”
He won New England’s first Emmy Award for Outstanding Meteorologist and eventually earned a spot in the Massachusetts Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame, along withJack Williams, Liz Walker and Bob Lobel.