Sam Champion will depart 'Good Morning America' for a new opportunity at The Weather Channel. Champion made the announcement on his Twitter page this morning.

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Champion will work for the cable outlet as a managing editor and as the on-air host of a new morning program beginning in 2014.

His last day at GMA will be Wednesday. (12/4)

ABC reports Michigan native Ginger Zee will take over Champion's weather position at GMA.

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