Weather Team

Sam Gabrielli

Chief Meteorologist

Sam began working at FOX 21 in April of 2020 and comes here from KSFY/Dakota News Now where he worked as the weekend meteorologist in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He is proud to be an Emmy Award Winner for extended team coverage of an Upper Midwest blizzard from the Spring of 2018. Sam graduated in the Spring of 2017 from…

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…