Philadelphia TV Weatherman Herb Clarke Dies, Also Hosted Garden Reports At KYW-A
January 9, 2012 at 3:29 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime PHILADELPHIA television weatherman HERB CLARKE, who died SUNDAY (1/8) at 84 of complications from Alzheimer's disease in BRYN MAWR, PA, according to BROADCAST PIONEERS OF PHILADELPHIA, for which CLARKE was a former Chairman of the Board and President.
CLARKE, who worked at WLOE-A/LEAKSVILLE, NC and WRVA-A and WRVA-TV (now WWBT-TV)/RICHMOND before coming to PHILADELPHIA, was best known as the weatherman for WCAU-TV (a CBS O&O through 1995, then an NBC O&O) from 1958 to his 1997 retirement. After completing his TV career, CLARKE joined CBS News KYW-A delivering gardening reports through 2005.