The independent television station in Chicago, Illinois, United States WGN-TV is mourning the loss of one of the most loved and veteran weather forecast reporters also to be called Weatherman Jim Ramsey has died at the age of 69 and as soon as his death news started surfacing on the internet it created a buzz online and everyone who is getting the news is mourning in their way. Social media has been flooded with hundreds of condolences and as per this, you can take the idea about his popularity.
No doubt that the man will be missed because he had an amazing fan base that he made by himself and saying this won’t be bad that his determination towards his work brought everything in his life that a massive audience is mourning the loss of a weatherman. Now the headlines are, Jim Ramsey, whose signature baritone voice and kindly demeanor were staples of the network’s news broadcasts for three decades, died at the age of 69 and the channel confirmed the news on Friday followed by which his viewers got shocked and the news hit them like a ton of bricks.
Ramsey handled weekend and morning broadcasts and filled in for Tom Skilling, spending 30 years at the station before retiring in 2017. When the first news about his demise started surfacing over the internet so first people did not take it as seriously as they should take but later when it started being shared by all the big news sites than people took it seriously and they started searching about him, and that was the time which shook everyone.
Well, it can’t be doubted that man does not need any introduction but still not so many people know about him, therefore, we would like to let you know that Ramsey was a South California native and he began his career as an anchor in Greenville, S.C., in 1975, working his way up through several larger markets before arriving at ABC-7 in Chicago in 1980, according to a farewell segment aired by the network when he retired. Then he came to Chicago to begin a three-decade run at WGN. No doubt he will be missed forever, our deepest condolences are with his family and fans.