Joe Furey Biography
Joe Furey is an American meteorologist who currently serves as the Chief Meteorologist for WTNH NEWS 8 in New Haven, Connecticut. Furey joined the station in October 2017 and he can be seen broadcasting the weather on air from 5 pm to 6 pm news and the 11 pm news. However, Joe also anchors the 8 pm to 10 pm news at WCTX.
Joe Furey Age
Furey is around 66 years old as of the year 2022, he was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America. His exact date of birth is not yet known to the public. However, this makes it difficult for us to know his exact age, and when he celebrates his birthday. He is an American by nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity.
Joe Furey Height
Furey stands at a moderate height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m). He weighs 64 kg (140.8 lbs).
Joe Furey Education
After his elementary education, Furey attended Central Catholic High School in Norwalk, Connecticut and spent most of his high school and early college years working at Stew Leonard’s in Norwalk. After high school, Joe later joined and graduated from Villanova University and also did a Graduate study in Meteorology at Western Connecticut State University.
However, Furey moved afterward to work under Dr. Mel Goldstein as a Graduate Assistant/Teacher and later Assistant Director of the Western Connecticut State University Weather Center in Danbury.
Joe Furey Family
Furey was born and raised by her parents whose names are not disclosed in Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America. It is also not known if he has any siblings. However, he grew up with the help of his grandparents who came from Newfoundland, Canada.
Furey says that it was probably his grandparents who influenced his passion for weather. They were from Newfoundland, Canada, and during the winter, they would sleep with a window open. His grandparents used to tell him stories about icebergs passing past their home in St John’s, Newfoundland. They even told stories about times when the snow was so heavy and drifted that the only way out was through their second-floor window during the winter.
Joe Furey Wife
Joe is married to Tracy Furey, who works as an Executive Producer at WFSB-TV which is a CBS Television Network affiliate. The couple has not disclosed to the public on how they met and when they tied their knot. Together they share four adorable daughters whose names and ages are not disclosed and a son known as Jake an 85-pound Golden/Husky Mix. His wife Tracy attended and graduated from Fairfield University in 1988 and is currently based in Rocky Hill, United States.
Furey played competitive baseball until he was 50. However, he is a big fan of Yankee while his wife loves the Red Sox. Furey says he’s a pretty good baseball player and for his size, he can run/sprint pretty fast. Furey and his family reside in New Haven, Connecticut, United States.
Joe Furey Children
Furey together with his wife are blessed with four amazing daughters and a son named Jake.
Joe Furey Salary
Furey earns an average annual salary of $110,960, but the range typically falls between $85,721 to $137,762. This is according to the Chief Meteorologist for WTNH NEWS 8 salaries. However, their salaries vary mainly according to the level of seniority of the journalist in question. We will keep tabs and update his exact salary once it is available.
Joe Furey Net Worth
Furey’s net worth is estimated to be in the range of $1 Million – $5 Million as of 2022. Furey has accumulated his fortunes through his primary source of income as a broadcast journalist and in the other businesses he has invested in.
Joe Furey Meteorologist
Furey currently serves as the Chief Meteorologist for WTNH NEWS 8 in New Haven, Connecticut. Furey joined the station in October 2017 and he can be seen broadcasting the weather on air from 5 pm to 6 pm news and the 11 pm news. However, Joe also anchors the 8 pm to 10 pm news at WCTX.
As for TV, Furey began his career at NEWS12 Connecticut while also working for radio stations such as KC101, WAVZ, and WICC. After that, he moved to Hartford.
Furey’s favorite hobby is the weather! Dr. Mel put him in charge of setting up their big-brand new weather data recording station on the roof above the weather office at WCSU, which is one of his favorite weather stories. A few weeks later Hurricane Gloria showed up.When the anemometer registered an 83 mph wind gust, they were all delighted, until the weather station flew past the window they were looking out of and smashed on the ground. Furey had completely neglected to fasten it to the roof! Ever see Dr. Mel mad??
One of Furey’s favorite anecdotes is about how he predicted 1 inch of snow and we ended up with 1 foot. However, while on-air the next day, while doing the weather live on TV, a bucket of snow landed on his head.
Why did Joe Furey Leave Fox 61
The longtime Connecticut meteorologist left Fox61 News in 2017 after landing a new job. Furey who has an over 30-year experience as a meteorologist and most recently worked with Fox61 News joined WTNH-TV, Channel 8, on Oct. 2, 2017.
Joe Furey Body measurements and Facts
- Full Names: Joseph Thomas Furey Jr.
- Career / Profession: Meteorologist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Age: Around 66 years old as of the year 2022
- Zodiac Sign: Under Review
- Date of Birth: Under Review
- Place of Birth: Under Review
- Birthday: Under Review
- Body Measurements: Under Review
- Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
- Weight: 64 kg (140.8 lbs)
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife/Spouse: Tracy Furey
- Children: Four
- Net Worth: $1 Million – $5 Million
- Salary: Average annual salary of $110,960
Joe Furey House
Furey resides in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, United States of America.
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