Curtis Smith is 21Alive's Chief Meteorologist. Curtis joined 21Alive/NBC33 in October 1995. In July 2002, Curtis became the first meteorologist in Fort Wayne to earn the prestigious American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval. Earlier, in March 2000, Curtis earned the National Weather Association Seal of Approval, and held it through 2007. In August 2000, Curtis received the Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University. You can watch Curtis Monday-Friday at 5, 6, and 11.
Journal-Gazette readers have named Curtis the Best Local Weather Forecaster and Favorite Television Personality in the paper's Reader's Choice Awards. Each year since 2011, the readers of Whatzup magazine have awarded Curtis "The Whammy" for Fort Wayne's Favorite Television Personality.
Before coming to 21Alive/NBC33, Curtis spent time at KLAX-TV in Alexandria, Louisiana and WSIL-TV in Carterville, Illinois.
Curtis and his wife have three wonderful boys. They were all born here in Fort Wayne.
Aside from weather, Curtis enjoys playing golf, racquetball, softball, and basketball. He is a huge fan of the Boston Celtics, the St. Louis Rams, and the St. Louis Cardinals.