Sue Palka's heartfelt farewell speech
Sue Palka says thank you to FOX 5's viewers, her family, the evening crew, and everyone who helped her along her journey.
WASHINGTON - It was an emotional day at WTTG as Sue Palka, the legendary meteorologist who has been delivering forecasts at the station for over 36 years, took part in her final newscast.
The day began with a surprise from Tucker and Caitlin who visited Sue and her family Wednesday morning at home! They popped a bottle of champagne and delivered honors from the governors of both Maryland and Virginia.
Sue Palka's final weather forecast
Before signing off for the last time, Sue Palka gave us a look at her final forecast.
There were plenty of memorable moments from over the years to look back on from Sue's career – from her coverage of blizzards and storms, to solar eclipses, to presidential events! And there were plenty of funny moments, laughs and emotions along the way too!
LEGENDARY WTTG CHIEF METEOROLOGIST SUE PALKA WILL SUNSET WEATHER DUTIES, BUT REMAIN KEY MEMBER OF FOX 5 TEAM
Sue Palka’s beautiful family over the years!
As Sue Palka gets ready to say goodbye to the FOX 5 Weather team we are taking a look back at her beautiful family over the years!
A surprise for Sue Palka at home on her last day!
Tucker and Caitlin dropped in on Sue Palka on her last day as she gets ready to say goodbye to the FOX 5 Weather team!
Governor Larry Hogan shares special message with Sue Palka
Maryland’s Governor Larry Hogan thanked Sue and wished good luck as she steps back from her duties in the Weather Center.
Later in the day FOX 5 announced that the station's Weather Center would be named after Sue. Before signing off for the last time, she gave us a look at her final forecast.
Before the end of the newscast, Sue's family joined her as she said her goodbyes in an emotional farewell speech -- thanking everyone who helped her along the way!
A FUN SURPRISE FOR SUE AS SHE SAYS GOODBYE TO THE FOX 5 WEATHER TEAM!
DC Mayor Bowser, Maryland Gov. Hogan and Virginia Gov. Youngkin pay tribute to Sue Palka
A great honor from leaders around the D.C. region as D.C. Mayor Bowser, Maryland Gov. Hogan and Virginia Gov. Youngkin paid tribute to legendary meteorologist Sue Palka as she said goodbye to FOX 5!
FOX 5 names weather center after legendary meteorologist Sue Palka
A final farewell to the incomparable Sue Palka. Thanks for the memories!
Salute to Sue Palka: A look back at memorable moments with FOX 5 DC Pt. 4
The Good Day DC team sends Sue Palka off with a touching tribute.
Even after 36 years, we all wish there was more! And lucky for us – there is! While she won't be with us on-air every day – Sue will still be a part of the FOX 5 family and will be making appearances on-air and doing some fun feature reporting!
A bright spot on even the rainiest days – Sue, we love you, and we'll miss you!
Surprising Sue Palka on her last day!
Tucker and Caitlin are surprising Sue Palka on her last day as she gets ready to say goodbye to the FOX 5 Weather team!
Reminiscing with Sue Palka on her last day!
Tucker and Caitlin are reminiscing with Sue Palka about her time with the FOX 5 Weather team as she gets ready for her last day.
Angie Goff surprises Sue Palka with a special rendition of "We Don't Talk About Bruno"
FOX 5's evening crew salutes Sue with a special rendition of "We Don't Talk About Sue, No."
Sue Palka's family visits her at work on her last day
"It was a great, great journey at FOX 5," Sue Palka said in front of her family and the green (weather) she's called home for 36 years. "I'll treasure the memories."