Don Kent dead at 92


WBZ-TV reports the death of its legendary meteorologist Don Kent. He was 92 years old when he died Tuesday in a New Hampshire hospital.

Kent’s son David told WBZ that Don Kent had been in poor health recently and had just moved into a nursing home in New Hampshire on Friday. He died around midnight at Franklin Hospital.

Don Kent joined WBZ Radio in 1951 and moved to WBZ-TV in 1955. He retired in 1983.

Two clips from a 2009 interview of the veteran weatherman are posted on the WBZ-TV website.