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Pinpoint Weather meteorologist Chris Tomer forecasts for Colorado’s Own Channel 2 and FOX31 Denver. You can watch him weekday mornings on Channel 2’s Daybreak from 5 a.m. – 9 a.m. and occasionally at 10 a.m. on FOX31’s Everyday show.

Tomer earned a B.S. in Meteorology from Valparaiso University graduating with Honors – where he also played basketball. Tomer is a fully certified meteorologist having earned the CBM and NWA Seal’s of Approval. Tomer also serves on the NWA panel of Television Seal evaluators. Chris has specialized knowledge of Mountain Meteorology.

When not working, Tomer climbs mountains, runs trails, and snow skis. Chris completed climbing all 58 of Colorado’s 14ers in 2009 including the four major 14er Traverses. Many of Chris’s adventures are showcased on Channel 2 under the name of “Tomer’s Trails”. Tomer won an Emmy Award for his 2015 Tomer’s Trails stories.

Tomer is a bestselling author. In 2011, he co-authored Sleeping on the Summits: Colorado Fourteener High Bivys. Sleeping on the Summits was a Colorado Bestseller during the summer of 2012, and went on to win two important book awards in 2013 including the Colorado Book Award and IPPY Award. Tomer has also published a peer-reviewed meteorology article in the National Weather Association’s Journal of Operational Meteorology.

Chris is a sought-after public speaker. His resume includes over 100 visits to Front Range schools, keynote speaking roles at business luncheons, targeted presentations at private companies, private sector fire weather forecasting, private sector aviation forecasting, master of ceremonies at charity events, book signings, motivational speeches, performance tips for TV and media presentation, and educational workshops at Front Range REI stores.

In his free time, Tomer forecasts for teams around the world climbing and skiing the highest peaks.

You can email Chris at Chris.Tomer@KWGN.com


Recent Articles
  • Rain and snow moves into Denver metro area Friday afternoon

    DENVER — A storm system that has been tracked all week is set to move into the Denver metro area on Friday afternoon. It will start dry and sunny early in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins, then clouds increase with sprinkles for lunch and rain for the afternoon commute. High temperatures will reach 54 degrees ahead of the front. The mountains can expect valley rain and snow above 9,000 feet. Then, colder air moves in, turning all the precipitation to […]

  • Wildfire danger remains high ahead of storm bringing rain, snow

    DENVER — Wildfire danger will remain high across Colorado on Thursday. Wind gusts in the afternoon will increase to 30-40 mph in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins. High temperatures will reach 68 degrees under partly cloudy skies. The mountains can expect increasing clouds and warm temperatures in the 40s, 50s and 60s. Wind gusts will increase to 60 mph. Rain and snow move into the mountains on Thursday night and continue on Friday and Saturday morning before tapering-off. Rain showers […]

  • Wicked winds calm across Front Range; rain and snow move in Friday

    DENVER — There will be less wind across Coloradon on Wednesday after Tuesday’s devastating gusts. Wind speeds will range from 10-25 mph in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins. It will be a sunny day with a high of 60 degrees. The mountains will be drier on Wednesday with less wind. Wind speeds will remain gusty above treeline at 20-50 mph. It will be cooler with highs in the 30s and 40s. A storm system for Friday and Saturday is still […]

  • Sunshine with strong wind gusts across Front Range; snow in mountains

    DENVER — There will be 25-60 mph wind gusts in Denver, Castle Rock, Lakewood, Boulder and Fort Collins on Tuesday. The day will start sunny before skies turn partly cloudy. Highs will reach about 60 degrees, but there will be a high fire danger. A high wind restriction is in effect along Interstate 70 from Golden to Gypsum. The mountains can expect snow and wind with 1-4 inches of accumulation above 9,000. Wind gusts could approach 100 mph above treeline. […]

  • Sunny and warm to start week; Friday storm could deliver snow

    DENVER — The warmest day this week will be Monday with sunshine and temperatures in the mid-70s in Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins. Skies start sunny, then turn partly cloudy in the afternoon as southwest winds increase to 20-30 mph. The mountains stay warm Monday with temperatures in the 40s, 50s, and 60s. Skies turn partly to mostly cloudy and it will be windy above treeline. Snow hits the mountains at midday Tuesday through the evening with 2-6 inches of accumulation […]

  • Snow, falling temperatures move into Denver metro area

    DENVER — Snow developed just after 10 a.m. Friday in the Denver metro area after falling in Fort Collins, Greeley and northeast Colorado earlier in the day. The snow is expected to continue through lunch and into the afternoon before tapering off in the evening. There will be 0-3 inches of accumulation across the Front Range. With the snow comes colder temperatures that will fall through the 30s in the afternoon and into the 20s by 4 p.m. It will be […]

  • Snow on track to impact Rockies’ home opener Friday

    DENVER — It will be another warm day on Thursday with high temperatures about 66 degrees in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins. The day will start sunny, then turn partly to mostly cloudy with breezy conditions to the west of the city. A cold front hits the mountains on Thursday night with a rain/snow mix changing to mostly snow overnight. Snow continues on Friday with 3-6 inches falling above 9,000 feet. Highs on Thursday with bee in the 30s and […]

  • Temperatures climb into 60s; snow Friday could jeopardize Rockies’ home opener

    DENVER — It will be warmer on Wednesday and Thursday with high temperatures around 66 degrees in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins under partly cloudy skies. The mountains can expect partly to mostly cloudy skies with highs in the 30s and 40s. It will be breezy above treeline. There’s a slight chance for a few snow showers on Wednesday night into Thursday morning in the northern mountains. Friday’s storm system is still on track that could postpone the Rockies’ home […]

  • Conditions turn drier, colder; chance of snow Friday could impact Rockies’ home opener

    DENVER — After a brief burst of rain and snow on Monday night, skies will clear Tuesday with sunshine taking hold. There will be a raw north wind of 10-40 mph and high temperatures only reaching about 50 degrees. It will be partly cloudy and warmer on Wednesday at 60 degrees with less wind. Thursday looks similar with partly cloudy and highs of 60-65 degrees. A strong cold front moves in on Friday with rain changing to snow. This might […]

  • Abnormally warm and windy before rain, snow return

    DENVER — High temperatures will soar into the 70s on Monday with high fire danger and gusty wind ahead of a fast-moving cold front. The high temperature in Denver will reach 74 degrees with wind gusts to 35 mph in the afternoon. It will be sunny in the morning before the sky turns partly cloudy. The mountains can expect wind gusts to 70 mph. Skies start sunny, then quickly to partly to mostly cloudy with snow arriving in the afternoon […]

  • Warmer Friday followed by snow early for Easter

    DENVER — It will be a nice Friday with sunshine and warmer temperatures topping out in the 60s. The mountains stay dry and warmer with highs in the 30s and 40s. A cold front moves into Colorado for Easter weekend. Saturday morning starts sunny across the Front Range, then turns cloudy. Snow develops in the northern mountains by midday, in northern Colorado by Saturday evening and Denver by late Saturday into Sunday morning. Highs by Saturday and Sunday will be in […]

  • Rain, snow move out; next storm system takes aim at Easter

    DENVER — Rain and snow have moved out of the Denver metro area. Expect some patchy fog on Thursday morning, then partly sunny skies with a 10 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins. High temperatures will reach about 50 degrees. The mountains can expect partly to mostly cloudy skies with snow showers redeveloping on Thursday. Another 1-2 inches of accumulation are possible at the higher elevations with highs in the 30s. It […]