NEWS

CBS Family And Fans Mourn The Tragic Demise Of 26-Year-Old Meteorologist Alex Herbst: “He Will Be Missed Terribly”

Date September 13, 2019 16:38

Alex Herbst was a weekend meteorologist and weekday reporter for CBS 4 Rio Grande Valley.

He was well known for his consuming passion for the job and his distinct Southern Texas accent.

He took pleasure in his work as he firmly believed it was the work of a meteorologist to help protect the lives and properties of people.

At just 26, Herbst had reached great heights and was eager to do more for people.

Gone too soon

Unfortunately, all of Herbst’s ambitions came to an abrupt end when he passed away on Wednesday afternoon.

While the cause of his demise s not known yet, CBS celebrated his weather genius and described him as someone with an “uncommon ability to combine science and weather in an informative, interesting and entertaining way.”

In a Facebook tribute to the late meteorologist, CBS states that Herbst will be missed terribly.

Fans mourn Alex

@KRGV Tim Smith wrote:

“Our heartfelt prayers and deepest condolences to Alex's family and our friends at KGBT.”

@Bonnie Hernandez commented:

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Alex Herbst family, friends, and co-workers at CBS 4 News Rio Grande Valley. I met him briefly a few months ago when I was live at a remote, and he was very kind to me. Rest In Peace Alex 💔”

@Nelly Garcia sympathized:

“My most sincere condolences to all his family and meteorologist family CBS 4. May he Rest In Peace. A big loss for his family his CBS 4 family and the community. You will be missed, Alex Herbst.🖤🖤🖤”

@Emily LovesKittyz noted:

“My condolences to his family, he was an excellent meteorologist, and he will be missed 😞”

Our prayers go out to the Herbst family and CBS 4 family. Alex’s legacy will forever live on.