Meteorologist Morgan Palmer serves as meteorologist for weekday editions of KIRO 7 Eyewitness News.
Morgan began "chasing" storms as a Skywarn severe storm spotter while a teenager and continues to pursue severe storms when time permits. He also served several years as a moderator of Stormtrack, the world’s largest online forum for storm chasers. Morgan is also a licensed amateur radio operator and enjoys hiking and exploring, especially in the mountains.
He completed advanced meteorology studies at Mississippi State University. He also holds a prior degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and spent the early years of his career at a Texas television station as a news anchor, reporter and meteorologist. He is a native of Abilene, Texas.
Morgan has family who have called Western Washington home for many years.
Morgan Palmer joined KIRO 7 in April 2011 from WBBH in Fort Myers, Florida where he served as meteorologist for various weekday newscasts. He holds the television Seals of Approval from both the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and the National Weather Association (NWA).
Heavy rain and gusty wind will move into Puget Sound Sunday morning while snow chances for the lowlands remain for Monday
Rain and wind will increase Sunday with mountain snow chances by weekend's end. Lowland snow will be a possibility starting Sunday.
KIRO 7 Meteorologist Morgan Palmer says rain will be coming to an end in northern sections of Western Washington late today with warmer weather in store for Veterans Day.
Meteorologist Morgan Palmer updates the Saturday storminess across Western Washington on this live blog.
A Wind Advisory is in effect for parts of the north, while all locations will have strong breezes late today as the stagnant weather pattern breaks after more than two weeks.
Meteorologist Morgan Palmer will include details as they occur as wind and rain are expected to increase Saturday afternoon. A Wind Advisory and Flood Watch are in effect for much of Western Washington.
Check back for updates through the day from Meteorologist Morgan Palmer who is tracking the first blast of fall weather. Heavy rain, strong wind gusts and the possibility of power outages all usher in the official start of Autumn at 1:44 p.m. Pacific Time.
Meteorologist Morgan Palmer says some long-range forecast models hold out some hope for some warmer weather after a rather cloudy week to end August.
Meteorologist Morgan Palmer updates timing and location of another expected round of thunderstorms through Sunday morning.
Skywatchers will have a treat as a Japanese cargo ship and the International Space Station will both be visible from the Pacific Northwest several nights this week.