Former meteorologist Jack McKenna dies at 91

By KBJR News 1

December 9, 2013 Updated Dec 10, 2013 at 4:51 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Jack McKenna, former KBJR Meteorologist has passed away at the age of 91.

From the 50's to the 80's, Jack McKenna was the weatherman to beat on Northland TV. The Denfeld and UMD grad learned his meteorology skills in the Army Air Force during World War Two.

McKenna served as a meteorologist in the United States Air Force in England. He returned home and began his career in 1946 with a gig at WDSM radio when it was located on Connor’s Point in Superior.

Jack also hosted a children's show called Captain Q.

Along with other weathermen like Ray Paulson and Carl Casperson, Jack was among the first people to bring Northlanders their forecast via TV.

The family has decided to delay funeral services until June.