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Robert Thornton - Meteorologist

Robert Thornton Meteorologist

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A native Texan with family roots in East Texas, Robert’s first TV job was in Greenville, Mississippi, as morning meteorologist at WXVT from 1996 to 1998.

Robert first joined KETK in 1998 as weekend and weekday meteorologist. He was KETK Today’s Meteorologist from 2000 to 2009. He left KETK in 2009 to return to school and joined KETK again in January 2014 after completing a doctorate, post-doctorate and some university teaching.

Robert graduated from both Texas A&M and Mississippi State University. Robert and his family are happy to be in East Texas again! You can contact him at

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