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Bruce Schwoegler, former longtime WBZ-TV weatherman, has died


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Schwoegler, a leading science forecaster and reporter at the station for 33 years, died Thursday, his family said.

Bruce Schwoegler was a meteorologist and science reporter at WBZ-TV for 33 years, covering the 1978 Blizzard and countless other weather events. WBZ-TV

Bruce Schwoegler, former longtime WBZ-TV weatherman and member of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame, has died, his family said Friday night.

Schwoegler, a leading science forecaster and reporter at the station for 33 years, died Thursday, his family said in a post on his Facebook page. He had suffered from aphasia in his later years, depending on the position.

Schwoegler was 80 and had covered 1978’s infamous Blizzard for WBZ, the station said in a post on its website.

“I did this for five days in a row,” he recalled in 2018, according to the station. “The other guys couldn’t get in.”

Schwögler was is on the Eyewitness News team alongside anchors Jack Williams and Liz Walker, according to his Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame profile. He left the station in 2001, The Boston Globe reported at the time. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2014, according to his website.

Bruce Schwoegler, former longtime WBZ-TV weatherman, has died
Bob Lobel, Liz Walker, Jack Williams, Joyce Kulhawik and Bruce Schwoegler –WBZ

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