Shanna Mendiola

Pinpoint Weather Specialist

Shanna Mendiola is the Weekend Pinpoint Weather Anchor for FOX31 Denver News at 5 and 9 pm and Channel 2 News at 7 pm (3 nights a week). You can also see her occasionally weekday mornings on Good Day Colorado, Daybreak and Everyday.

Shanna comes to Colorado from the Pacific Northwest where she worked as the Weekend Weather Anchor and Reporter for KTVZ in Bend, Oregon. There, she not only learned how to deal with the ever changing weather of the High Desert, but also fell in love with the outdoors, craft beer, and all four seasons of the year (though fall is her favorite).

Before KTVZ, Shanna worked in San Francisco at KGO-TV.

She is a graduate of San Francisco State University and is a member of the Asian American Journalist Association, National Weather Association, and the American Meteorological Society.

Along with a passion for science and technology, Shanna has an unmistaken love for food and enjoys the culture it showcases. If she’s not at the station, you’ll more than likely find her exploring Colorado’s food scene.

If you have any weather related stories, pictures, or want to talk cuisine, feel free to contact her. Twitter: @shannamendiola; Email:

Recent Articles

  • Temps remain warm for Denver, snow expected for mountains

    Posted on: 5:31 pm, March 29, 2014, by , updated on: 05:32pm, March 29, 2014

    DENVER — Saturday was a picture perfect spring day across Colorado with highs in the upper 60s in Denver, and...
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  • Heavy snow hits mountains; Denver could get rain, light snow

    Posted on: 4:19 pm, March 26, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:42am, March 27, 2014

    DENVER — A storm is bringing major snow to the Colorado mountains and a weather change in metro Denver, too....
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  • Snow reminder winter is not over, cold front brings cooler temps next week

    Posted on: 5:46 pm, March 22, 2014, by , updated on: 08:02pm, March 22, 2014

    DENVER — Just when we thought spring was finally here, winter paid a quick visit to remind us that the snow is not over...
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  • Bitter cold could turn roads icy after snowstorm

    Posted on: 5:47 am, March 11, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:30pm, March 11, 2014

    DENVER — Temperatures were expected to drop into the teens Tuesday night into Wednesday morning and roads that were wet...
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    The view from FOX31 Denver viewer Jacob Paulsen on a normal day and a snow day March 11, 2014.
(Photo: Jacob S. Paulsen/Twitter)
  • Cold front moves in, brings snow to metro area

    Posted on: 9:29 pm, February 22, 2014, by , updated on: 01:53pm, February 23, 2014

    DENVER — The wind let up some Saturday, though was still a bit breezy across the Front Range — but nothing compared to the...
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  • Temps drop again Sunday, more snow in forecast

    Posted on: 6:15 pm, February 8, 2014, by and

    DENVER — The weather can change so quickly in Colorado. After warmer temperatures in Denver Saturday, an Arctic air will...
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  • Denver breaks heat record as sizzling September continues

    Posted on: 3:40 pm, September 6, 2013, by , updated on: 04:56pm, September 6, 2013

    DENVER — Denver broke a heat record Friday afternoon as our sizzling September continues. The record high for Friday was...
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  • Storms, flooding likely across Front Range on Friday

    Posted on: 11:41 am, July 19, 2013, by , updated on: 11:47am, July 19, 2013

    The Front Range will get a break from the heat on Friday, but heavy rains and possible flooding are expected...
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  • Tornado watch issued as severe storms move across plains

    Posted on: 5:21 pm, May 18, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:58pm, May 18, 2013

    DENVER –After a sunny day in the metro area, a Tornado Watch was issued for Cheyenne, Phillips, Yuma, Kit Carson,...
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    Pinpoint Weather Storm Watch
  • Temperatures drop as arctic blast hits Colorado

    Posted on: 11:00 pm, December 5, 2012, by and , updated on: 02:43pm, December 9, 2012

    DENVER – An arctic blast of cold air moved into Colorado Saturday, forcing temperatures to take a dive into the...
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  • Snow tapers off Sunday, warmer weather this week

    Posted on: 8:31 pm, November 10, 2012, by and , updated on: 08:42am, November 11, 2012

    DENVER — Conditions were slick across the state today, as snow accumulated throughout the mountains and temperatures fell into the...
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  • Warm temperatures start the week, snow possible by the weekend

    Posted on: 7:49 pm, November 4, 2012, by and

    DENVER — It was a pretty pleasant weekend here in Denver, but we could see snow in the forecast very...
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