Sam Argier is a Meteorologist at FOX5 Las Vegas. You can catch his forecasts Monday through Friday at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. Prior to moving back to his hometown of Las Vegas, Sam was the Chief Meteorologist at KIRO 7 Eyewitness News; the CBS affiliate in Seattle, Washington.
Before joining KIRO 7 in October 2008, Sam spent the last 10 years living in Southern California. He went to college at Chapman University in Orange County earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Broadcast Journalism. After graduating, he landed his first on-air job 100 miles east of Orange County in Palm Springs, California. Sam accepted a General Assignment Reporter position at KMIR 6 News; the NBC affiliate serving the Coachella Valley.
After reporting for a few months, Sam was given the opportunity to join the weather team. He took over the Morning Weathercaster position at KMIR and decided to focus his career in weather. In 2005 he was promoted to Chief Meteorologist at the station.
Sam completed his meteorology studies at Mississippi State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Meteorology. He was awarded the prestigious Seals of Approval from the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association. He has won five Emmy Awards and three Mark Twain Associated Press Awards for his work.
In his spare time, Sam enjoys cooking, smoking meats, playing golf, and going to concerts. He considers being a father his greatest accomplishment and lives with his family in Henderson, NV.