Elita Loresca is the meteorologist for "Today in LA," NBC4 LA's popular early morning newscast. She joined the station in October 2007.
Loresca came to NBC4 Los Angeles from WSVN (FOX) in Miami, Florida, where she was the meteorologist on the top-rated morning and noon newscasts since August 2004.
Loresca covered two of the most devastating hurricane seasons in recent history. Starting on her first day at WSVN, Loresca began forecasting the 2004 hurricane season with Hurricane Frances. In 2005, Loresca contributed reports for her station from the National Hurricane Center during hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.
From August 2002 to August 2004, Loresca was the morning and noon meteorologist on KGPE-TV in Fresno, California. Before that, she was the Noon meteorologist and assignment editor for KGET-TV in Bakersfield, California from January 2001 to August 2002.
Loresca began her career as a news associate at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles, where she was responsible for the assembly of scripts and teleprompter operation during the newscasts. She also assisted the assignment desk.
Loresca is a graduate of the Broadcast Journalism Program at Cal State Fullerton and earned the Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology at Mississippi State University. She is a member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society. In 2010, she earned the AMS Seal of Approval.
Born in the Philippines, Loresca moved to Southern California when she was ten months old and grew up in both downtown Los Angeles and Chino. Loresca is actively involved as a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity and The National Alliance to Nurture the Aged and the Youth (NANAY), a non-profit Filipino organization.