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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
  • Fall arrives with warm temps

    DENVER — We finally have some relief from the hot 90s as temperatures Thursday cooled into the 70s.  Friday is looking fantastic with plenty of sunshine, some wind and highs again in the 70s. Fall officially arrives on Saturday morning. Unfortunately, we are going to warm back into the middle 80s on both Saturday and Sunday.  But, it will be sunny, breezy and dry which is great for getting outside. And, it’ll be another great weekend for viewing the changing […]

  • Cooler temperatures are finally on the way

    DENVER — The heat was on again Monday in Denver as highs reached the low 90s.  That set a record stretch of hot days for September. Too hot too late in the year…relief is coming this week https://t.co/VdjfH3ex2x — Dave Fraser (@DaveFraserWX) September 17, 2018 There will be more 90-degree day added to that stretch with a high of 92 forecast on Tuesday. That would put the stretch at nine days. And it could be close to the record high […]

  • Hot weekend ahead

    We ended the work week the way it started with hot 90s and plenty of sunshine.  We will have similar conditions over the weekend.  So, get ready to enjoy some late Summer heat with highs both Saturday & Sunday in the low 90s.  The record high on Saturday could be tied or broken at 92 degrees.  The record high on Sunday is a little harder to reach at 95 degrees. We will have a slow cooling trend next week with […]

  • More record heat possible

    DENVER — Temperatures reached the 90s in Denver on Thursday for the fourth consecutive day. The heat will continue into the weekend with more sunshine and afternoon temperatures in the 90s. It is possible the record high of 92 degrees could be tied or broken on Friday in Denver. The same temperature and record will be threatened on Saturday. The record high for Sunday is 95 degrees, which seems to high to reach. There finally will be some relief from […]

  • The heat rolls on

    DENVER — The high temperature reached 93 degrees in Denver on Wednesday, 1 degree short of the record for the date set in 1911. It was the third consecutive 90-degree day in Denver and the 53rd this year. That puts summer 2018 into the top 10 list of most 90-degree days. High temperatures are expected into the 90s through Sunday. Thursday’s record is 96 degrees set in 1990 and appears to be out of reach. The record high on Friday […]

  • Record-breaking temperatures continue in Colorado

    DENVER — High temperatures reached the 90s again Tuesday, making it the second day this month and two days in a row it’s been that hot in Denver. The record high temperature was tied on Monday. On Tuesday, it was broken. NEW RECORD HIGH: Denver has reached 93° so far today – breaking the old record of 92° set back in 1951. More: https://t.co/6R9AGXnoUq pic.twitter.com/dmflv3oA40 — FOX31 Denver KDVR (@KDVR) September 11, 2018 And the heat is sticking around through […]

  • Denver ties record high of 93 degrees; more heat on the way

    DENVER — It reached 93 degrees on Monday in Denver, tying the record high that was most recently set in 1998. Continued sizzling September temperatures are expected throughout the week and another record is likely Tuesday. The seasonal high in Denver is in the low 80s. Highs each afternoon through Friday will be about 10 to 15 degrees above normal. Expect afternoon readings to reach the low 90s. And the highs could reach record levels. The record highs for Denver […]

  • Summer heat returns to Denver as fall color show starts in mountains

    The forecast is looking like Summer again with plenty of sunshine for the next week.  There maybe a random shower or two in the Colorado mountains mainly on Sunday.  Otherwise, expect dry conditions to continue through the end of the week. Temperatures will be above our seasonal average of 81 degrees in Denver.  We are forecasting highs each afternoon from 84 to 90 degrees.  The hottest day looks to be on Tuesday.  Record highs for next week are in the […]

  • Dry, warm weather returns

    DENVER — Another round of evening storms will move off the mountains and across metro Denver and the Front Range on Thursday. The storms will bring lightning, small hail and some heavy rain. The potential for localized flooding such as some west metro areas saw Wednesday is possible should hail clog street drains. The storms should move to the southeast and end about 9 p.m. for the Front Range. The upcoming weekend and most of next week will be quiet, dry, […]

  • Soggy showers return

    DENVER — Another round of showers and thunderstorms will last through the evening in Denver. Some of the showers might contain moderate rain. Area streams might rise slightly. The rain will be around until about midnight before ending from north to south. The September showers are perfect for dry conditions and some places could get up to 1 inch of needed rain. There will be more afternoon and evening thundershowers on Thursday and Friday as temperatures stay in the 70s. […]

  • Light showers expected overnight, wet on Wednesday

    DENVER — Showers and thunderstorms will roll off the mountains and across the Denver metro late Tuesday evening. Some of the showers will linger overnight along with some fog and mist. Expect a wet Wednesday with light showers early followed by afternoon showers and thunderstorms. The stormy pattern rolls on with more late-day showers and thunderstorms on Thursday and Friday. Temperatures will stay in the 70s through the end of the week. The weather pattern turns dry just in time […]

  • Chance of storms throughout week before weekend warmup

    DENVER — The Denver area’s weather pattern will include a chance for showers and thunderstorms during most of the upcoming week. A few storms will be possible during Labor Day evening across the metro area. The better chance for rain will be to the south of Denver and across the southeast corner of the state.  Showers could linger into the early-morning hours on Tuesday. Another round of late-day showers and thunderstorms will arrive on Tuesday as temperatures cool into the […]