weath·​er·​cast·​er | \ˈwe-t͟hər-ˌka-stər \

Definition of weathercaster 

: a weather forecaster especially on radio or television

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Female weathercasters are underrepresented in the nation’s 210 TV markets. Michael Boren,, "This Pa. meteorologist wants people to stop calling her a 'weather girl'," 21 Dec. 2017 Politicians, police, weathercasters — all tried to find the words to communicate urgency without going over the line to hysteria. Marc Fisher, Washington Post, "As Irma approaches, fear is in the water, spreading with new and viral efficiency," 9 Sep. 2017 Will this passion will appeal to the next news director looking for a weathercaster? Jason Samenow, Washington Post, "The spirited ‘Price Is Right’ Plinko champ is an aspiring TV weatherman," 31 May 2017 An Indiana native, Letterman graduated from Ball State University and got his start in local television as a weathercaster. Ben Nuckols,, "David Letterman to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor," 16 May 2017

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1607, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of weathercaster was in 1607

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