Chief Meteorologist Morgan Palmer serves as meteorologist for weeknight editions of KIRO 7 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.
Morgan has family who have called Western Washington home for many years.
A self-described "Twitter addict," Morgan tweets very frequently about weather and other interests at @MorganKIRO7 and loves to hear feedback from viewers. He is also on Facebook.
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).