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Meteorologist

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Craig Allen is the meteorologist for CBS News This Morning and CBS Morning News.

Allen made his debut in his new role on Aug. 12, 1996, the day on which the broadcast's innovative new format was implemented.

Allen joined This Morning from WCBS-TV and WCBS-AM, the CBS-owned stations in New York. He has served as meteorologist for Channel 2 News This Morning since 1990, and for Newsradio88 since 1980.

He substituted for Mark McEwen when McEwen was the weather reporter on This Morning.

Allen is a member of the American Meteorological Society and has won three local Emmy Awards for his weather coverage.

Craig was born on Jan. 25, 1957, in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from Stony Brook University in New York in 1979 with a degree in meteorology.