🔒 Insider Vault: John Gaughan at WJKS

We’re celebrating 30 years of John Gaughan at News4JAX.

At the end of May, the Chief Meteorologist is retiring alongside another 30-year member of the WJXT family, anchor Mary Baer. News4JAX will be honoring them all month long by reflecting on their time here in Jacksonville. Here’s what Insiders should expect:

🔒 Insider Four-Runner

🔛 Connect4: What question do you have for Mary Baer and/or John Gaughan?

📹 Insider Vault: Videos of Mary and John’s years at Channel 4

🔊 First-look at podcast featuring Mary, John and anchor Tom Wills discussing their experiences at WJXT

Bittersweet announcement: Mary Baer and John Gaughan to retire from WJXT-TV after 30 years

To watch a video of John when he first arrived in Jacksonville in 1992 to work for the local ABC affiliate, WJKS 17, click the picture below:

John Gaughan first began forecasting weather in Jacksonville in 1988 at WJKS 17. (WJXT)

📊 Changing of the guard

We also need our Insiders to help us rename the Gaughan Gauge. John is handing over his Chief Meteorologist title to Richard Nunn and we’ll need a new way to rank the next day’s forecast.

CLICK HERE to share your suggestion with us!

The Weather Authority Chief Meteorologist John Gaughan has been using the Gaughan Gauge to help you get a sense of the next day's forecast for 30 years. What should we call it when Richard Nunn takes over the job in June? (WJXT)

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