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Brad Sowder
Works at KOCO-TV
Attended The University of North Carolina at Asheville
Lives in Edmond, OK
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OKC drops to 5 degrees Tue. morning, but one part of the state was below zero.
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Big storm will mess up Thanksgiving travel for many across the deep south and east cost over the next couple of days. 
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Autumn in the Rockies
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I like this graphic.  Thanksgiving Day forecast for Oklahoma City.
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Full Harvest moon setting this morning over Oklahoma City.
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Morning Meteorologist at KOCO in Oklahoma City
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  • KOCO-TV
    Meteorologist, present
  • KOAA-TV
    Meteorologist, 2009 - 2012
  • KJCT-TV
    Meteorologist, 2006 - 2009
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Edmond, OK
Previously
Roanoke VA - Knoxville TN - Asheville NC - Pueblo, CO - Grand Junction, CO
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Brad is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist forecasting and covering weather in Oklahoma City.
Introduction

Meteorologist Brad Sowder serves as weekday morning Meteorologist for KOCO 5 News in The Morning, with co- anchors Maggie Stokes and Wendell Edwards.  Prior to joining KOCO 5, Sowder served as Meteorologist for KOAA News 5 in Colorado Springs, CO, and Chief Meteorologist for KJCT News 8 in Grand Junction, CO.

Sowder earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Atmospheric Sciences/Meteorology from the University of North Carolina at Asheville.  He holds CBM seal #284 from the American Meteorological Society, the highest level certification for broadcast meteorologists.

During his career, Sowder has covered all kinds of severe weather, from wildfires to blizzards to tornados.  He covered Colorado’s most destructive wildfire, the summer 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire, many Front Range blizzards and numerous severe weather and tornado outbreaks.  Sowder enjoys keeping up with the latest developments in severe weather forecasting and coverage.   He has been honored many times for his excellence in forecasting, including the 2008 Best Weathercaster (Excellence) from the Colorado Broadcasters Association and the 2007 Best Weathercaster (Nomination) from the Colorado Associated Press.

Sowder enjoys spending time with his wife and young daughter and is active in his church.  He also enjoys cycling, mountain biking and winter sports and describes himself as both a weather nerd and a tech junkie.


Education
  • The University of North Carolina at Asheville
    Meteorology
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