Dave Warren is an AMS certified meteorologist with nearly 20 years of forecasting experience, a strong science background and skilled on the most up-to-date computer weather systems. He joined CBS4 News (Miami) in November, 2016 as weeknight meteorologist.
Prior to joining CBS4, Dave worked at WTXF-TV, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has also worked as a meteorologist at Al Jazeera America in New Your City, WCAU-TV in Philadelphia and KPAX-TV in Missoula, Montana. Dave has covered a wide range of national weather events such as the California drought, the 2000 wildfires in the Western United States, the record snowfall winter of 2009-2010 in Philadelphia and Hurricane Sandy.
Dave is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Meteorology. In addition to his AMS credentials, he is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) and member of the American Meteorology Society.
Dave was born just outside of Philadelphia and became a weather enthusiast one day when a round of golf was cut short by a violent thunderstorm. His interest in thunderstorms is what led him to tornado alley and one of the top Meteorology schools in the country.
Dave enjoys working with students and teachers to share his knowledge of meteorology. He has been a mentor for the Student Weather Station and Datastream Atmosphere, programs that brings meteorological science curriculum into the classroom. As an Eagle Scout he also works closely with the scouting community and will often be seen visiting local troops to help the boys get their Weather Merit Badge.
Dave is happily married and has three children. His twins were born on Christmas Eve and his youngest was born on Tax Day. His wife has ties to South Florida and loves taking the children to the beach. Dave loves the South Florida warm weather and takes full advantage of the extended golf season whenever he can get away from work and daddy duties.
A band of heavy rain that moved through the area caused minor flooding from Doral northeast through Fort Lauderdale over the weekend.
Tropical storm Franklin has formed over the northwest portion of the Caribbean.
South Florida is experiencing dry air again Saturday, keeping little to no rain in the forecast as forecasters keep an eye on activity in the tropics.
The inland portions of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Monroe counties are under a Heat Advisory until this evening.
Few showers will be moving through the area Friday morning before working inland and towards the Gulf Coast this afternoon.
More rain is on the way after a week of heavy downpours through parts of South Florida – leading into a wet weekend.
South Floridians can expect more unsettled weather Thursday after days of torrential rains that caused major flooding.
If it seems like just yesterday we were talking about drought and fire weather danger, that’s because we were.
Storm surge is considered the deadliest hazard in a hurricane and may become more and more common with future storms, not because the storms themselves are changing, but rather because of what is happening to the sea level.
We could be in for a busier than usual hurricane season this year.