Dave Fraser is the Chief Meteorologist for the Pinpoint Weather team on FOX31 & Colorado’s Own Channel 2.  He’s been forecasting in Denver for more than 15 years.

He’s covered major Colorado weather events including the blizzards of 2003, 2006, 2007 and 2010, the deadly Windsor and Holly tornadoes, the historic September floods of 2013 and wildfires like the Hayman, Waldo Canyon and Black Forest.

In 2017, Dave was named Best Weathercaster by the Colorado Broadcasters Association. He was previously honored with the same award along with Emmy nominations and Associated Press awards.

Dave is a member of both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. He is a fully certified meteorologist holding the CBM (Certified Broadcast Meteorologist) distinction from the AMS having met all specific educational and experience criteria. And, he also holds the Seal of Approval from the NWA. Dave earned his Bachelor of Science degree in communication from Emerson College in Boston, MA before studying meteorology at Mississippi State University.

Before coming to Denver, Dave worked as a meteorologist in Cincinnati, OH, Des Moines, IA, Sioux Falls, SD, and Austin, MN.

Dave and his wife Kathy have two sons, Derrick and Ethan. He spends weekends watching his son’s compete in various sports and enjoys camping, grilling & skiing with his family. Dave also enjoys visiting schools across the Front Range talking to Colorado children about his passion for meteorology and science.

Dave’s an avid sports fan and cheers for the Broncos, Rockies, Avalanche and Nuggets — although you may occasionally catch him rooting on the Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins and Celtics having grown up in Boston.

You can watch Dave’s Pinpoint Weather Forecast weekdays on FOX31 News at 5 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. and, occasionally, on Colorado’s Own Channel 2 at 4 p.m., 7 p.m. & 11 p.m.

You can email Dave at Dave.Fraser@KDVR.com


Recent Articles
  • 80s and isolated storms Wednesday, then 3 days of 90s

    DENVER — Temperatures continue to warm across metro Denver with highs in the low 80s on Tuesday. There could be an isolated gusty thundershower early Tuesday evening, but most places won’t see rain, just wind. Wednesday will bring even warmer readings as our high is expected to hit 90 degrees for the first time this year. Some areas will see readings in the low 90s. Another chance for an isolated gusty thundershower will be possible late in the day, with […]

  • Warm, mostly dry conditions continue Tuesday; 90s on the way

    DENVER — The cool temperatures from the weekend are quickly being replaced with much warmer summer readings. We are expecting highs in metro Denver to reach the low to mid 80s through Wednesday. There may be an isolated shower or thunderstorm each afternoon, but the chance is low, meaning most of us won’t see the rain. We are forecasting dry days from Thursday through Saturday. That’s when the hot 90s finally show up in Denver. If we reach 90 degrees […]

  • Cool and rainy in metro; snow for some mountain areas

    DENVER — Showers and thunderstorms will be likely this evening across metro Denver and the Front Range. Some areas south and east of downtown could see hail and gusty wind. Some of the hail could turn severe and become larger than a quarter. Do your best to protect your property before the storms arrive. The weekend is looking soggy and much cooler. We will have showers both days with a few thunderstorms possible. Temperatures will be in the low to […]

  • Summer arrives with stormy skies, cool temperatures

    DENVER — A few showers and thunderstorms will be possible across metro Denver Thursday evening. Some of the storms may contain gusty wind. There is a better chance for stronger storms with wind and hail across extreme northeast Colorado. Those storms should diminish by around 10 p.m. On Friday, the chance for showers and thunderstorms grows across Denver and the Front Range as summer arrives at 9:54 a.m. Clouds will quickly increase after some morning sunshine. Thunderstorms will develop as […]

  • 80s Thursday before cool-down for the start of summer

    DENVER — A stray storm is possible Wednesday evening, mainly across extreme northeast Colorado to the east of metro Denver. Otherwise, most places will stay dry with some evening clouds and a little wind. It’ll be comfortable overnight with lows in the mid 50s. Thursday will bring more heat with highs expected in the low to mid-80s. The day will start off sunny, followed by building clouds in the afternoon. We will have scattered storms possible from late afternoon into […]

  • 80s Friday and Saturday with afternoon and evening storms

    DENVER — Thursday evening will be quiet and enjoyable in Denver with just a few clouds and comfortable overnight lows in the 50s — great for sleeping with the windows open. Scattered storms will return on Friday afternoon and evening across Denver and the Front Range. Those storms will then shift to the eastern Plains of Colorado before ending late in the evening. There will be lightning, gusty wind, rain and some small hail possible. Remember “when thunder roars, head […]

  • Forecast: A stormy weather pattern with afternoon, evening storms possible

    The outlook for the rest of this week is for scattered storms to develop each afternoon across metro Denver and then move onto the eastern plains during the evening. There is always the threat for lightning with thunderstorms, so remember “when thunder roars, go indoors.”  Lightning is the biggest threat to us living here in Colorado. There will also be the potential with some of these storms to produce gusty wind and hail.  The thunderstorms should push through metro Denver […]

  • Warmth continues through weekend; scattered storms possible

    DENVER — Temperatures finally made it back to seasonal levels in the mid- to high 70s across metro Denver Friday.  We will stay in the 70s for the weekend. Expect both Saturday and Sunday to start with plenty of sunshine followed by building clouds. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are forecast during the afternoon and evening. Some of the storms may contain lightning, wind and hail. So, be prepared to move indoors for a short time as storms move from west […]

  • 70s, scattered afternoon storms expected through weekend

    DENVER — The weather pattern across metro Denver and the Front Range looks to be the same each day heading into the weekend. We will start each day with plenty of sunshine followed by increasing clouds and a few scattered storms. The chance for rain is low in the city. There will be a slightly higher chance for storms over the mountains and on the south side across the Palmer Divide. Temperatures will be in the mid- to high 70s […]

  • Rain showers, thunderstorms possible Thursday

    A few showers and even a thunderstorm will be possible Thursday afternoon and evening across metro Denver.  These storms will be scattered, meaning not everyone will see the rain.These storms will be scattered, meaning not everyone will see the rain. We only have an isolated rain chance on Friday, so again a mainly dry day as temperatures return to the warmer 70s. Rain and storm chances each afternoon over the weekend can’t be ruled out.  The good news is the […]

  • Warm holiday weekend ahead for Front Range

    DENVER — It’s nice to finally have the sunshine back and more is on the way for the weekend. We are expecting mainly sunny skies for Saturday and Sunday with just a few afternoon clouds each day. It will be breezy and warm with readings in the mid- to high 70s in metro Denver. I can’t rule out an isolated shower, mainly north of the city, but most places will be dry both days. Memorial Day will start off with […]

  • Sunshine, warmer temperatures finally return starting Friday

    DENVER — Light rain showers are expected early Thursday evening in Denver and along the Front Range. Once the sun sets, the rain will lift out and skies will slowly clear. It will be another chilly night with overnight lows in the mid- to upper 30s. So, there could be some frost. I would leave your plants covered again overnight just to be on the safe side. You can put plants back outside or uncover them by Friday afternoon. We […]

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