Chief Meteorologist Chris Dunn is an Emmy Award winning broadcaster with 25 years of on-air experience, and counting. Chris comes to NBC15 after spending six years as a chief meteorologist in Phoenix, AZ.
Previously, he worked as a chief meteorologist in Denver, Philadelphia and Salt Lake City. He has also provided weather forecasts for viewers in Miami, along the Gulf Coast in Fort Myers, FL.
He began his television career in 1990 in Chico, CA, shortly before graduating from California State University, Chico and has continued his meteorological education ever since. In addition, he completed his Master's degree in Aviation Safety through Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Chris holds the National Weather Association seal of approval. He is also currently the chairman of the NWA committee that issues television seals of approval. In addition, in 2005 he became one of the first television meteorologists in the country to earn the coveted designation of Certified Broadcast Meteorologist from the American Meteorological Society.
In addition to his on-air experience Chris has "in-air" experience, holding a private pilot certificate with instrument rating. You can check out his weather flying lessons at theflyingweatherman.com. You may also know Chris as the Fishing Weatherman, providing weather forecasts and reports on the fishing scene.