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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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Another Clipper Expected This Afternoon

Another round of snow is expected this afternoon.

02/15/2013

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Another 2 to 4 Inches Of Snow Expected To Fall Today

Another round of snow is poised to roll through the western Pennsylvania region Monday.

02/04/2013

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect For Most Of Area

A line of strong storms will be moving through western Pennsylvania today, starting late this morning and running into the afternoon.

01/30/2013

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Spring-Like Weather Won’t Last, Cold Front To Move In After Storms

While the weather will be spring-like today, we’re in for a big change on Wednesday when severe storms will usher in the return of colder temperatures.

01/29/2013

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Wintry Mix Causing Icy Conditions

A wintry mix of precipitation will gradually change over to all rain today, but be prepared for icy spots to last into mid-morning.

KDKA-TV–01/28/2013

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More Snow Expected To Arrive Friday Morning

The cold weather that has settled into the Pittsburgh area will make for a snowy end to the week.

01/24/2013

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Cold & Snowy End To Week Can Be Expected

It’s another very cold day in the Pittsburgh area and things don’t appear to be changing any time soon.

01/23/2013

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Bitter Cold Conditions Move In; Forecasters Watching Next Snowmaker

Low temperatures and bitter-cold wind chills have swept in across the region today. Despite some sunshine, the high will reach just 14 degrees this afternoon with sub-zero wind chills all day.

01/22/2013

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Arctic Air Brings Cold, Snowy Start To Week

The next couple of days have a cold, snowy outlook for the Pittsburgh area.

01/21/2013

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Top 5 Weather Events Of 2012

As is always the case, it was an event-filled year with regard to our weather. Meteorologist Dennis Bowman sat down and came up with a list of the top five weather events of 2012.

01/01/2013

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Snow To Continue Falling Into Weekend

The latest round of winter weather has officially moved into the Pittsburgh area.

12/21/2012

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Hurricane Sandy’s Punch To Be Felt Around Area

Hurricane Sandy continues on a course to make landfall in southern New Jersey late tonight or early Tuesday.

10/29/2012

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Periods Of Showers, Storms Could Move Through Area

The wet weather is sticking around the Pittsburgh area for another day.

08/10/2012

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Another Round Of Storms Could Bring Gusty Winds, Heavy Rain, Hail

The day after storms moved through parts of the area, we are bracing for another round of gusty thunderstorms this afternoon and evening.

08/09/2012

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Another Round Of Storms Bring High Winds, Hail, Downpours

Severe weather struck the Pittsburgh area Thursday, knocking out power and bringing down trees.

07/26/2012

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