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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
  • Warming up before snow returns

    Snow continues to melt across the area as sunny skies and dry weather persists.  We are expecting more of the same through the end of the work week.  Temperatures will warm into the seasonal low to mid 50s starting on Wednesday and lasting through Friday. Our next approaching cold front arrives late Friday night and takes us into a colder Saturday.  Light snow is expected through the day and may not end until early on Sunday.  Accumulation totals at this […]

  • Snow will melt this week with return of sunshine, warmer temperatures

    DENVER — All the snow on the ground from the Veterans Day weekend snowstorm will be melting away quickly in Denver with milder temperatures ahead. We will have plenty of sunshine each afternoon through Friday. Temperatures will reach the mid 40s on Tuesday as we continue to melt away the recent snow.  By Wednesday temperatures will warm into the mid to upper 50s and stay there through the end of the work week. We have our next chance for snow […]

  • Warm before the storm

    It’s been another chilly day across metro Denver, but at least all the sunshine makes it feel warmer.  We get to enjoy plenty of sunshine on Saturday as well.  And, temperatures will rise into the low to mid 50s which is closer to our seasonal normal at this time of year.  However, if you are planning on heading downtown for the annual Veterans Day parade in Denver you should dress warm. #cowx we have warmer temps on the way to […]

  • Cold and snowy Veterans Day

    The sunshine is back and temperatures will be slowly warming back up.  We get to enjoy another fantastic Friday with plenty of sunshine and highs in the cool mid 40s.  Your Saturday will be another sunny day with some wind and milder highs in the low 50s in Denver. Our next cold front slides in overnight Saturday into early Sunday.  It will make for a snowy and much colder Veteran’s Day with highs only in the upper 20s to near […]

  • Cold and snow return

    Snow showers will continue in the Colorado mountains which is great news for area ski resorts.  We added three more ski options today when Eldora, Breckenridge & Keystone opened early for the season! We will have snow showers around metro Denver this evening lasting until just past midnight.  A flurry or two could linger until the start of the Thursday morning drive.  We are NOT expecting accumulation across the metro.  However, out past the airport on the eastern plains there […]

  • Quick shots of snow to return

    It’s been a pleasant and cool Election Day.  We have much cooler temperatures on the way and some passing snow too.  Tomorrow will start off with sunshine followed by increasing clouds.  It’ll be breezy and noticeably cooler with highs in the upper 30s to low 40s.  We are expecting some light snow to develop late tomorrow night and continue into early Thursday morning.  Right now accumulation in metro Denver looks light with little to no snow on the ground.  As […]

  • Windy weekend with mountain snow

    DENVER — Several waves of snow will be hitting the Colorado mountains in the coming days. The first round of snow is expected to arrive late Friday night and last until late on Saturday. Snow totals could range from 5-10″ in the central and northern mountains. The problem will be with strong NW winds gusting to 60 mph. Those winds will generate blowing & drifting snow and reduce visibility. So, if you’re planning on skiing or have to travel through […]

  • A couple shots of snow on the way

    The outlook ahead is a mix of mild and dry days along with some rain & snow.  Your Friday will be one of those dry and mild days with passing clouds, some wind and high temperatures in Denver in the low 60s. A weak cold front arrives early on Saturday with a chance for light rain & snow showers.  The showers will end early leaving us with some sunshine during the afternoon.  However, it will be about 10 degrees cooler […]

  • More rain and snow in forecast

    DENVER — Our recent storm has raced away from Denver leaving us in good shape for Halloween this evening. The snow is gone making for a dry, but chilly Trick Or Treat forecast in Denver this evening…Happy Halloween from the Pinpoint Weather Team #cowx #halloween #chilly #candy #costumes #fun pic.twitter.com/cONnhZ9jcy — Dave Fraser (@DaveFraserWX) October 31, 2018 We get to enjoy a couple of dry days to end out the work week. It’ll be a little breezy both Thursday and […]

  • Cold and snow blow in as temperatures plunge

    DENVER — I hope you’ve been enjoying the warm 70 degree temperatures of the last three days because it’ll feel more like winter starting on Tuesday.  We have a cold front arriving late tonight.  Expect more clouds and the wind to get gusty as the front arrives. On Tuesday the temperatures will only reach the low 40s – a drop of about 30-40 degrees from Monday.  It will be fairly cloudy with rain and snow showers early in the day. […]

  • Warm weekend before snow and cold

    Get ready to enjoy some warm temperatures for late October.  In Denver are seasonal high at this time of year is around 61 degrees.  We will be in the upper 60s to low 70s right through Monday.  Skies will be mostly sunny all three days.  The only thing you’ll notice is some gusty wind on Saturday as a weak cold front moves across the area. Our attention has been on our next approaching cold front forecast to arrive late Tuesday […]

  • Warmup on the way

    DENVER — Temperatures today returned to the seasonal mid 60s across metro Denver.  We will be above normal for the next few days with readings Friday near 70 degrees and in the low 70s on Saturday.  It will turn windy on Saturday as a cold front approaches.  We are not expecting any rain or snow in Denver as the cold front passes.  But, temperatures will drop about 10 degrees putting us in low 60s on Sunday. Our attention is on […]