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Chief Meteorologist Tom O’Hare brought his meteorological expertise to the Doppler 9&10 Weather Team in May 2004, where he became a fixture on 9&10 News at 5 and 11. Prior to his tenure at 9&10 News, Tom served as the morning and noon Meteorologist in Binghamton, New York. His journey in meteorology also included roles in two other cities in New York, where he was the Chief Meteorologist in Watertown and worked in Rochester as a fill-in Meteorologist and Weather Producer.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from the State University of New York at Brockport, demonstrating his commitment to the science of weather. He’s a proud Member of the American Meteorological Society and possesses the Society’s esteemed Certified Broadcast Meteorologist Designation (CBM). This designation reflects his educational background and competence in the essential sciences required to be an effective broadcast meteorologist.
Throughout his career, Tom has received multiple awards from The Michigan Associated Press and Michigan Association of Broadcasters, recognizing his contributions to the field of meteorology.
Beyond his professional passion for weather, Tom’s personal life is deeply intertwined with his love for the great outdoors. He enthusiastically enjoys various outdoor activities such as biking, running, camping, hiking, playing volleyball, and tending to his house and garden. His adventurous spirit also extends to exploring hiking and biking trails, making the most of his time outdoors. In the winter, you’re likely to find him clearing snow from his driveway or embarking on snowmobile adventures.
Tom O’Hare’s dedication to meteorology and his love for the outdoors paint a vibrant picture of a meteorologist who lives and breathes weather, both in his career and personal pursuits.