Bobby Deskins was born in Indian Head, MD, but he has lived in southern California, Wilmington, NC and New Bern, NC.
Bobby started forecasting as an intern at WWAY TV3 in Wilmington, NC. He got his first job at WCTI TV12 in New Bern, NC where he did mornings. He moved to Tampa and 10News WTSP in January of 2009 Monday thru Friday on The Morning Show. He has forecasted all types of weather over his career, spanning from snowstorms, severe weather and of course hurricanes.
Bobby has earned the CBM certification from the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and is a Member at Large for the West Central Florida chapter of the AMS. He received an AP award for Best Weathercast and won a national award for Best Video from Weather Central. He is a member of the National Weather Association and visits many area schools each year.
Bobby loves to surf, snowboard, scuba dive, spearfish and just to be in the water. He is a very busy guy with a beautiful wife, a toddler-aged daughter and recently arrived twin boys! If he's not changing diapers and is not in the water, you might find him on the golf course.