Anthony Slaughter is a meteorologist, traffic anchor, and co-host of 5 On Your Side's lifestyle show in St. Louis, Missouri.
Anthony has always had a love for meteorology. Growing up in St. Louis, he was the family’s designated weather watcher, alerting them of dangerous weather in the area. From the Flood of '93 to epic snowstorms in the winters, weather has always captivated him.
Anthony is currently the morning traffic anchor for Today in St. Louis and co-hosts Show Me St. Louis alongside Dana Dean. He originally came to 5 On Your Side in 2009 as a weekend morning meteorologist before moving to the San Francisco Bay where he worked as a meteorologist for five years. Anthony returned home to St. Louis in December 2016 now holds a new title - dad of twin boys.
His weather career started in mid-Missouri at KOMU, during his junior year as weekend weather anchor. After spending a couple of years there, he came to 5 On Your Side as the weekend meteorologist. Most recently, he was the weekend meteorologist in San Francisco Bay at NBC Bay Area.
Anthony values his family for giving him a solid foundation as a child, always pushing him to follow his dreams and never give up. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with his degree in Environmental Science. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his kids, being outdoors, and challenging himself in the gym. He also loves music, any kind that makes you feel good!