Paul has 35 years of weather reporting skills and experience and is no stranger to weather events and occurrences in the metro area. He has covered many major weather events from the droughts of the late 1980s, to the Blizzard of ’93, to the Atlanta tornado of 2008, the tornado outbreak in April of 2011, to numerous snow storms.
Prior to his work as Chief Meteorologist at CBS46, Paul was WXIA’s Chief Meteorologist from 1999-2011.
Before his work in Atlanta, Paul also worked as the Chief Meteorologist at WBMG-TV in Birmingham, AL and WKAB-TV in Montgomery, AL. He also worked as staff meteorologist at KTAB-TV in Abilene TX.
Ossmann's work has earned him several Regional Emmy and Associated Press awards for weather reporting and hosting.
In fact, his skills were utilized by Hollywood. Paul provided daily critical weather information to the Executive Producer of the following movies: The Blind Side, The Lottery Ticket, Footloose and Joyful Noise
Paul possesses the NWA seal of approval and is a trained tornado spotter and co-op observer from the National Weather Service.
In his spare time, Paul competes in Masters Track and field, earning four national titles in shotput, as well as finishing second in the World Championships in 2011.
Paul has two sons, Grant and Parker.
You can email Paul at Paul.Ossmann@cbs46.com