Meteorologist Chris Tomer

Meteorologist Chris Tomer forecasts weather for KDVR FOX-31 News and KWGN Colorado’s Own Channel 2 in Denver. You can watch Tomer Monday-Friday on Channel 2’s Daybreak morning show from 5am-9am and occasionally at 10am on FOX-31’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.

In his free time, 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 KDVR/KWGN-TV under the name of “Tomer’s Trails”. Tomer won an Emmy Award for his 2015 Tomer’s Trails stories.

Tomer is a bestselling author. Together with Dr. Jon Kedrowski, he co-authored Sleeping on the Summits: Colorado Fourteener High Bivys. The book chronicles their never-done-before project of sleeping on the summit of all 55 Colorado 14ers from sunset to sunrise in 95 days. 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 peer-reviewed meteorology articles in science journals including one discussing the effects of desert dust on Colorado's snowpack.  

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 forecasting for Vail Resorts Mountain News & OnTheSnow.com, 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.

Chris is also a private consulting meteorologist specializing in mountain weather forecasting: http://www.tomerweathersolutions.com. In the last 10 years, Tomer has worked for over 50 world-wide mountaineering and skiing expeditions.  Tomer's success rate is 98%. Some of the jobs include Everest, Gasherbrum I, Gasherbrum II, Nanga Parbat, Shisha Pangma, Cho Oyo, Mansail, Mustang Himal, Peak Lenin, Denali, Aconcagua, Point 11,300 Alaska, Moose’s Tooth, Mount Hunter, Mount Alberta, and Devil's Thumb.  Tomer has also worked for a Science in the Wild expedition in Greenland measuring the Penny Ice Sheet. His services are available for hire: chrisdtomer@gmail.com 

Chris is available for public speaking engagements.  

Email Chris: chrisdtomer@gmail.com  or chris.tomer@kdvr.com

Chris' personal Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=100000899342718 

Chris' television Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ChrisTomer/

Follow Chris on Twitter: @Chris_Tomer

Chris's FOX-31/CW-2 Profile Page: http://kdvr.com/author/kdvrchristomer/

Chris's very favorite hi-res photographs are for sale: http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/chris-tomer.html

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