Greg Forbes Set to Return to Weather Channel After Colon Cancer Surgery

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By Merrill Knox Comment

GregForbesTwo weeks after colon cancer surgery, Weather Channel meteorologist Dr. Greg Forbes has been cleared to return to work. He will be back on the air next week.

“Dr. Forbes will be in and out of the office the next several months for ongoing treatment and follow-ups, but we’ll be very happy to have him back in the office when he is up to it. Based on the outpouring of support on social media, I know his fans will feel the same,” Weather Channel president David Clark wrote in a note to staff this morning.

Clark’s note, after the jump.

From: TWC Announcements
Date: Fri, May 16, 2014 at 11:12 AM
Subject: Update from David Clark on Dr. Forbes
To: TWC Announcements – Employees and Contractors

I am pleased to let you know that Dr. Forbes has been cleared by his doctors to return to work next week. As some of you know, he’s already been contributing severe weather forecasts from home and was on-air via phone yesterday. Dr. Forbes will be in and out of the office the next several months for ongoing treatment and follow-ups, but we’ll be very happy to have him back in the office when he is up to it. Based on the outpouring of support on social media, I know his fans will feel the same. On behalf of Dr. Forbes, I want to thank everyone for their well wishes. Please join me in welcoming him back.

David Clark