Willard Scott, NBC’s Longtime ‘Today’ Weatherman, Dies At 87

Scott began his 65-year career at NBC as an entry-level page at at NBC-owned WRC Washington, D.C., and rose to become the weather forecaster on the television network’s flagship morning show for more than three decades.

‘Today’ Veteran Willard Scott Retiring

The longtime television weatherman, a fixture on NBC’s Today show for 35 years, said Friday that he’s hanging it up at 81. The morning show plans a tribute to his work on Tuesday.