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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
  • More snow to fall Friday night

    DENVER — A Winter Weather Advisory remains for metro Denver and a Winter Storm Warning continues for southern communities until midnight. Snow is expected to continue into the evening hours across metro Denver. Some bands of snow could be moderate at times. We are expecting another 1 to 4 inches of additional accumulation, with the most falling south of the city.  Once the sun sets, areas roads may turn slick, especially on the south and west sides of the city, where […]

  • Streak of mild days ahead for Denver

    DENVER — Temperatures at this time of year in Denver should be in the low 40s. However, the week ahead has temperatures running a good 10-15 degrees above normal. And, most days through Thursday look sunny and dry. The one exception will be on Sunday as a weak cold front heads our way, giving us mostly cloudy skies and a flurry possible late in the evening. Denver’s next best chance for snow looks to arrive on Friday. Still, even that […]

  • Mild temperatures to stick around for Front Range

    DENVER — The weather pattern across Colorado will remain quiet for several more days, so there will be plenty of sunshine on Friday and Saturday.  Temperatures are expected to be near 60 degrees on Friday in Denver. The normal average for this time of year is around 42 degrees. We’ll stay in the upper 50s on Saturday. The next storm system will return snow to the Colorado mountains on Sunday into early Monday. Several inches of fresh powder are expected, […]

  • Snow and cold finally return to Denver area

    DENVER — A couple of storm systems are on target to bring snow to much of Colorado. The first storm arrives early on Christmas Day in the Colorado mountains. Snow will develop through the day making for a “White Christmas” holiday in the high country. Several inches of new snow will fall by the end of the day there. In Denver, our holiday is looking dry with partly sunny skies and seasonal temperatures in the low 40s. There is a […]

  • Snow possible late on Christmas Day in metro Denver

    DENVER — We are tracking a storm that will bring snow to Colorado and possibly to Denver before Christmas night ends. There will be snow in the Colorado mountains Sunday night and again on Christmas Eve. Several inches of fresh snow are possible throughout the high country. The good news for holiday skiers is that there will be a chance of snow on Christmas Day in the mountains and each day after that through the end of next week. In […]

  • A change to cold and snow arrives in the forecast

    DENVER — The long range outlook from late Christmas night through the end of next week is looking much colder with periods of snow. We get to enjoy a mild and dry Friday in Denver. A weak cold front slides in on Saturday with chilly 40s and some light snow.  Accumulation will be a dusting at best.  Your Sunday & Monday are both dry, sunny and cool. Our attention is on a stronger cold front and storm system expected to […]

  • A chance for snow in forecast for Denver

    DENVER — Snow showers ended Wednesday evening in the Colorado mountains. The strong wind rolling across the state also decreased with the setting sun. Skies will clear overnight making way for plenty of sunshine on your Thursday.  Your Friday is also looking mainly sunny as temperatures warm into the 60s. We are tracking a cold front that arrives on Saturday in metro Denver. Clouds will quickly increase as light snow develops. We will dip into the chilly 40s. It is […]

  • Dry, mild temperatures continue into workweek

    DENVER — The weather pattern changes little heading into the workweek as dry conditions and mild temperatures stick around in Denver. That means we have a week’s worth of highs in the mid to upper 50s and even a few days in the 60s. Our normal seasonal high at this time of year in Denver is around 42 degrees. There will be some mountain snow, mostly in the central and northern mountains. The first chance arrives late on Monday into […]

  • Mild temps return for a stretch

    Temperatures today in Denver returned to seasonal levels in the low 40s.  However, the milder 50s that were in place earlier this week are coming back. We are expecting highs each afternoon to reach the mid to upper 50s starting on Friday and lasting through the end of next week.  The weather pattern keeps us dry through the same period.  The mountains may see a few snow showers on Wednesday, but that’s about it.  So, given our dry pattern now […]

  • A blast of wind Wednesday night, colder temperatures Thursday

    A cold front will quickly move from north to south across the Front Range and Denver Wednesday evening.  It will generate strong northerly wind that could gust to 35 mph in the city. The wind will be stronger to the south and east of downtown with gusts to 60 mph mainly over the open eastern plains.  Most of the wind should slowly subside by around midnight. There will also be some snow showers as the cold front races south. In […]

  • Warmer days ahead for Denver area

    DENVER — The chill in the air is moving out just in time for the weekend. We are expecting dry and sunny conditions to takeover for Saturday and Sunday.  Temperatures will warm into the mid to upper 40s each afternoon. Temperatures will continue to warm, reaching the low 50s on Monday and Tuesday with plenty of sunshine both days. Our next cold front looks to arrive late Wednesday night into Thursday. We are expecting increasing clouds on Wednesday along with […]

  • Seasonal temperatures return by weekend

    It’s been another chilly day with temperatures again below normal and in the 30s.  We should be in the middle 40s at this time of year in Denver.  We will be warming up just in time for the weekend.  However, you’ll have to endure one more chilly day on Friday with highs in the metro again in the chilly 30s. We will have plenty of sunshine from Saturday through Tuesday.  That will allow temperatures to reach the 40s on Saturday […]