Weather Team

Brittney Merlot


  Brittney Merlot joined the FOX 21 news team in March of 2016 as a Weekend Meteorologist. In December 2017 she stepped in as interim Chief Meteorologist through June 2018. Now she is the Morning Meteorologist on the 7-9am morning show. She enjoys waking everyone up with a smile and an accurate forecast! Her passion for Meteorology began at a…

Ryan Johnson


Ryan Johnson joined the FOX21 news team in August 2018 as the weekend meteorologist.  He is excited to get to know people in the Duluth area, where his great-grandparents emigrated from Norway. Ryan grew up deathly afraid of severe weather. If there was a severe thunderstorm or tornado watch, he would get upset and run to the basement. Then, at…