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Dennis Bowman

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Dennis Bowman is now seen full-time at KDKA delivering the weather on the morning and noon newscasts.

Dennis is a native of Kansas City, Missouri, graduating from Southwest High School there. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Northwest Missouri State University and later earned his meteorology certification through Mississippi State University.

What transpired was a 35-year television weather career that took Dennis to KODE-TV, Joplin, Missouri, KQ-TV, St. Joseph, Missouri, WTVW-TV, Evansville, Indiana, WSTM-TV, Syracuse, New York, WPXI-TV, Pittsburgh, PA, and WIBW-TV, Topeka, Kansas.

Along the way, he dealt with a variety of weather challenges including tornado outbreaks, microbursts, intense lake effect snow events, coastal nor ‘easter blizzards and devastating river and flash flood situations. This has provided a broad base of weather knowledge for Dennis to work from and to share with others.

Throughout his broadcast career, Dennis Bowman has been a dedicated public servant. In 1986, he became the first broadcaster in Pennsylvania to receive the National Weather Service’s Public Service Award. He received this honor again in 1997 for special reports dedicated to severe weather safety.

As a versatile television personality, Dennis has filled many other roles apart from weather forecasting. In Syracuse, he hosted “Bowling for Dollars” and a daily children’s program “The STM Club.” He emceed the Miss Syracuse and Miss New York Pageants, 1983-1985. The first woman he crowned was a 20-year-old named Vanessa Williams.

An accomplished ventriloquist, Dennis has been in demand for thousands of entertainment ventures from educational school assemblies to AARP meetings, civic and church functions, fairs, festivals and corporate seminars.

The parents of two grown daughters, Dennis and his wife Debbie make their home in Bellevue.

Dennis is accredited by the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. He holds the esteemed Seals of Approval from both organizations for his broadcasts.

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Next Round Of Snow, Wintry Mix To Arrive Tonight

The next winter storm is on the horizon for the Pittsburgh area.

02/04/2014

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Snow Piling Up Around Area, More On The Way

More snow arrived overnight across the area, giving a fresh coating to the Pittsburgh area and much more to the south and east of the city.

02/03/2014

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Deep Freeze To Set In Monday For Pittsburgh Area

Get ready to go back into the deep freeze in the Pittsburgh area.

01/27/2014

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More Snow Expected This Weekend, Deep Freeze Next Week

Another round of winter weather is hitting our region.

01/24/2014

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Snow, High Winds Expected To Impact Weekend

With the extreme cold refusing to leave, another round of potentially significant snow is closing in on the area.

01/23/2014

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Weather Alerts Issued As Snow, Cold Arrive

The latest round of winter weather arrived early Tuesday morning bringing more snow and cold temperatures.

01/21/2014

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Approaching Cold, Snow Prompts Winter Weather Advisory

Colder temperatures and some snow are on the way, which has prompted a Winter Weather Advisory to be issued for much of the viewing area.

01/20/2014

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More Snow Closing In On Pittsburgh Region

The first significant snowfall of 2014 is closing in on the Pittsburgh region.

01/01/2014

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Top 5 Weather Events Of 2013

It’s been another amazing year when it comes to Mother Nature’s fury. We’ve seen it all in the Pittsburgh area from flooding, mega-snow storms and even some tornadoes.

12/31/2013

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Evening Commute Could Be Messy, More Winter Weather Sunday

Meteorologists expect things to get messy for the evening commute.

12/06/2013

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Mild Temperatures On Way Out As Rain, Sleet & Snow Move In

A variety of weather changes will be happening across the area during the next few days.

12/05/2013

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Storm Expected To Drop 3-6 Inches Of Snow

The western Pennsylvania region remains under Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories for a combination of wintry weather elements.

11/26/2013

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Winter Storm Closing In On Pittsburgh Area

Wintry weather is on the way and could hamper travel for Thanksgiving.

11/25/2013

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Varying Snowfall Totals Reported Around Area

People around the area woke up to the first taste of winter weather Tuesday morning.

11/12/2013

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1-2 Inches Of Snow Expected Overnight

Our first widespread snow accumulation of the season appears to be on the horizon for the western Pennsylvania region.

11/11/2013

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