Sam Argier is the Chief Meteorologist for FOX5 News.
Born and raised in Las Vegas, he is thrilled to be forecasting the weather in his hometown. After graduating from Green Valley High School, Sam received a Broadcast Journalism degree from Chapman University in Orange County, California.
Sam landed his first on-air job at KMIR 6 News; the NBC affiliate serving the Palm Springs, CA market. After working as a news reporter, Sam was given the opportunity to join the weather team and never looked back. He worked his way up to chief meteorologist and received a degree in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University.
After 5 years in Palm Springs, Sam traded the desert for the Evergreen State and accepted a meteorologist position at KIRO 7 News; the CBS affiliate in Seattle, WA where he spent 7 years. During his tenure as Chief Meteorologist at the station, he covered some of Seattle’s largest snowstorms, damaging wind storms, and several flood events.
Sam has won seven Emmy® Awards and three Associated Press Awards for his work. He also holds the seals of approval from the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association.
He lives in Henderson with his wife and two kids. In his spare time, Sam enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, playing piano, and squeezing in a round of golf every now and then.