David is a member of the American Meteorological Society and of the National Weather Association. In 1998, he received his seals of approval from both organizations.
After graduating from Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science Degree in meteorology, David began his broadcast career. He was the Weekend Meteorologist at WAPT-TV in Jackson. A year later, he worked for the National Weather Network during the weekends and produced weather segments for 35 television stations and 45 radio stations across the United States.
Born in St. Louis, David and his wife Patricia have three children; David, Brianna and Sydney.
Where do violent tornadoes typically form?
Teacher question: Do we get EF-3 or greater tornadoes in our area? Yes, we have. David Tillman explains where violent tornadoes typically form.
Harris Co. Flood Control District's real-time maps help you decide to evacuate during 'next Harvey'
The Harris County Flood Control District has come up with a new tool to help you decide.
Will heavy rain wash away your 4th of July plans?
If you're thinking about making plans for the Fourth of July holiday, heavy rain could wash them away.
Why has it been so wet lately?
A lot of people have been asking why it's been so wet, especially on the weekend?
How hot weather could affect flying baseballs
According to Accuweather, since hot air is less dense than cool air, for every 10 degree rise in temperature, a hit baseball can travel 2.5 feet farther.
Aftermath of huge tornado outbreak from Kansas to Texas
Get a glimpse of the aftermath of tornadoes that rippled across three states, including Texas.
Rain in the future? Drought conditions continue across parts of southeastern U.S.
We haven't seen much rain lately in southeast Texas, but none of the area is experiencing drought conditions.
TODAY IN HISTORY: 13 tornadoes strike southeastern Texas
The tornadic activity in our area was part of a staggering 95 tornadoes to strike across the United States in a mere 41 hours, which is now regarded among the worst tornadic outbreaks on record.
NWS changes criteria for issuing a Heat Advisory for SE Texas
The National Weather Service has updated the Heat Advisory criteria for southeast Texas.