ABC7/WJLA has announced that Doug Hill, former chief meteorologist at the station, passed away Monday night in North Carolina.
Doug Hill covered the weather in the DC metropolitan area for over 33 years before his retirement in September 2017.
Mr. Hill was 71 when he died on November 22 at his home in Leland, N.C. His daughter, Maggie Hill, confirmed the death but did not cite a cause of death.
The MocoShow and MoCoSnow send our thoughts out to all of Doug’s friends, family, and colleagues.
Several local broadcaster took to twitter on Tuesday afternoon to share their condolences and memories of Doug Hill.
We at @7NewsDC got some devastating news last night. Doug Hill, my colleague and friend of more than 20 years has died. He was a warm and caring man and exactly the same person in “real life” you saw on TV all those years. I’ve missed him since he retired. This hurts pic.twitter.com/jHB8tcLK2B
— Brad Bell (@Brad7News) November 23, 2021
The outpouring of love for Doug Hill is well deserved. He passed yesterday in NC, where Steve Rudin says he was "living his best life." He was a wonderful guy & just did right by everyone Talking to many of his friends throughout the day on @WTOP. RIP Doug https://t.co/D78CV0vq1O
— Megan Cloherty (@ClohertyWTOP) November 23, 2021
Sorry to hear of the passing of DC TV legend Doug Hill. One-time colleague, long-time competitor, all around good guy who treated the new guy the same as his colleagues of many years. Rest in sunshine 🙏
— Steve Chenevey FOX5 (@stevechenevey) November 23, 2021
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