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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
  • Windy cold front barrels in today with chance of snow

    A windy cold front barrels in this afternoon with mountain snow and a slight chance for a snow shower across the Front Range. I’m forecasting 3-7 inches of snow accumulation by Thursday morning at the ski areas.  Mountain highs today in the 20s and in the teens on Thursday.  Wind gusts could reach 75mph above treeline. Across the Front Range, we’ll start dry with partly cloudy skies then turn cloudy by Lunch with a chance of snow showers by the […]

  • Warm and dry day ahead of chance of snow Wednesday night

    DENVER — A storm system is on the way to the Front Range but not until Wednesday night into Thursday morning. There will be partly cloudy skies that turn sunny on Tuesday afternoon across the Front Range. It will be breezy in the afternoon as mild highs reach about 55 degrees. The mountains can expect a 30 percent to 40 percent chance of snow showers. Strong wind above treeline will reach 30-70 mph. Highs will only be in the 20s. […]

  • Dry weekend ahead for the Front Range

    DENVER — Residual light snow continues in the mountains on Friday and then turning drier in the afternoon. Our highs will be in the teens and 20s. The weekend will be dry along the Front Range as Saturday and Sunday highs warm into the mid 40s. As we go into next week, Monday, Tuesday and early Wednesday also look dry with warmer temps in the 50s. Our next chance for snow arrives on Thursday when highs drop into the 30s. Check interactive radar and zoom […]

  • Cold front to drop high temperatures 10-15 degrees; mountain snow continues

    DENVER — There is a 10 percent chance of snow showers and flurries on Thursday morning across the Front Range. The highest chance is in northern Colorado, from Fort Collins, to Loveland, Wellington and north into Cheyenne. Temperatures drop 10 to 15 degrees from Wednesday behind a cold front. Highs on Thursday will only reach about 30 degrees in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins. The mountains continue to see meandering areas of snow. Another 1-3 inches of accumulation at the ski […]

  • Dry across the Front Range with light snow in mountains

    DENVER — There will be partly to mostly cloudy skies across the Front Range on Wednesday with highs about 42 degrees. Light snow is already streaming into the mountains and will continue through Thursday. Look for 1-4 inches of accumulation at the ski areas with highs in the teens and low 20s. A cold front hits Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins on Thursday. Highs fall about 10 degrees into the low 30s. Skies stay partly to mostly cloudy with a […]

  • Sunshine with highs in 30s ahead of one more cold front

    DENVER — Tranquil weather is back in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins on Tuesday with highs about 37 degrees under lots of sunshine. The mountains start with leftover snow across the high passes, then sunshine takes over. Highs will be in the teens. Clouds increase on Wednesday and highs warm to about 42 degrees across the Front Range. Light snow spreads into the central and northern mountains by lunch into Wednesday afternoon. That light snow continues into Thursday with 1-3 inches of […]

  • Chance of light snow across Front Range, mountains, Plains

    DENVER — A cold front will move in Monday with a 20 percent chance of snow showers in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins. Only 0-1 inch of accumulation is expected. Snow showers are possible for the morning commute and more likely for the evening commute. Highs will top out at about 33 degrees. The mountains can expect snow showers with 0-1 inch of accumulation. Highs will be in the teens and 20s with light wind. It will turn sunny on […]

  • Wave of snow arrives along Front Range for evening commute

    DENVER — The next wave of moisture arrives in Colorado on Friday with snow for the mountains and a little for the Front Range by the evening commute. It will be dry on Friday morning in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins, then increasing clouds by the afternoon with snow arriving by the commute. Only 0-1 inch of snow accumulation is expected with highs only reaching near 40 degrees. The mountains can expect 1-4 inches of snow on Friday and another […]

  • Front to drop temperatures 10 degrees along Front Range, bring waves of mountain snow

    DENVER — The jet stream will move waves of moisture from the Pacific into California to Utah and into Colorado through the weekend. A cold front will drop temperatures by 10 degrees on Thursday across the Front Range. Highs will be in the 40s as skies stay partly cloudy. The  mountains can expect 1-3 inches of snow with highs only in the 20s. On Friday, another cold front drops Front Range highs into the 30s with a 20 percent chance […]

  • Another dry and warm day across the Front Range; snow for mountains into weekend

    DENVER — High temperatures again will warm into the 50s across the Front Range on Wednesday. Skies will stay partly cloudy with a few wave clouds. The mountains can expect various waves of snow on Wednesday through Sunday. Each wave delivers light accumulations, with 1-3 inches daily on the higher peaks. There will be times when no snow is falling between waves of snow. Highs will be in the 20s with strong winds above treeline. On Thursday, it will be dry […]

  • Mild and dry day on tap; mountain snow starts Wednesday

    DENVER — Downsloping winds will push Front Range high temperatures to near 60 degrees on Tuesday and Wednesday. There will also be a mountain wave cloud blocking sunshine. The mountains stay dry on Tuesday with windy conditions above treeline and highs in the 20s. There are two storm systems lined up for Colorado through the weekend. Snow starts light on Wednesday in the mountains, then gets heavier on Thursday. Snow accumulation at the ski areas will range from 1-6 inches […]

  • Mild and dry early this week, then stormy by the weekend

    DENVER — The weather pattern this week starts dry and warm, then turns stormy by the weekend. There will be sunshine on Monday with warmer highs near 50 degrees in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins. The mountains stay dry with highs in the teens and 20s. It will be breezy above treeline. Tuesday will also be dry and much warmer at nearly 60 degrees across the Front Range. The next storm system pushes snow into the mountains on Wednesday, but […]