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Francis Wilson is a weather forecaster who was a presenter and the Head of Weather on Sky News, from 1993 until 2010.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Imperial College London, Wilson worked as a Meteorological Office forecaster from 1972. He became a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society in 1973, and later a Chartered Meteorologist.

In 1978, he joined Thames TV as weatherman, and joined the BBC Breakfast team in 1983, using for the first time on British television computer generated graphics. Wilson joined Sky News in 1993, and until June 2010, headed the weather department, which broadcast weather forecasts for Europe 24 hours a day.