Chase Thomason

4Warn Storm Team Meteorologist

Chase Thomason joined the 4Warn Storm Team in August 2012. He comes to Oklahoma from Lubbock, Texas where he was a meteorologist at KJTV.

His love for Mother Nature’s fury started in Salt Lake City, Utah where he was raised. In his own backyard he was able to watch a unique weather phenomenon that only happens in two parts of the United States, lake-effect snow. This ignited his passion for meteorology.

Thomason moved south to “Tornado Alley” to study meteorology at the University of Oklahoma. In the heart of severe weather country he chased twisters, floated flash floods and weathered record-breaking ice storms. Thomason graduated from OU with a bachelor’s degree in meteorology and a double minor in mathematics and broadcast journalism.

Thomason started his career in Texas where he worked as a meteorologist for several years. He’s excited to be back in Oklahoma where he can put his severe weather knowledge to good use.

If Thomason is not forecasting weather, he can be found playing tennis or golfing. An avid snowboarder, he religiously flocks to Utah’s first snow of the season. Traveling is another favorite hobby; he hops on a plane whenever he gets the chance. Seoul, South Korea and the Great Barrier Reef are some of his favorite destinations. He hopes to travel back to Australia to visit Perth, the most isolated city in the World, in the near future.

An interesting fact, Thomason has family in Oklahoma. His grandmother was in her house when the May 3 tornadoes demolished her home. We are happy to report she weathered the storm and still lives in Moore.

Recent Articles

  • Warmer, windy day ahead along with very high fire danger

    Posted on: 6:41 am, April 15, 2014, by , and , updated on: 06:25am, April 16, 2014

    Wednesday will be a warmer and windy day. Temperatures will make it into the 60s and 70s! Fire danger will...
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  • Freeze warnings in effect tonight; 60s to return tomorrow

    Posted on: 6:12 am, April 14, 2014, by , and , updated on: 10:41pm, April 14, 2014

    Freeze Warnings and Hard Freeze Warnings are in effect tonight through tomorrow morning, so make sure to protect your plants. Temperatures...
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  • Severe weather moves north, partly cloudy skies overnight

    Posted on: 6:17 am, April 2, 2014, by , and , updated on: 10:27pm, April 2, 2014

    Severe weather has moved north of Oklahoma this evening and we will be left with partly cloudy skies overnight. A...
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  • Large hail, isolated tornadoes possible, risk increases on Wednesday

    Posted on: 6:11 am, April 1, 2014, by , and , updated on: 10:25pm, April 1, 2014

      Southwestern parts of the state are under a slight risk for large hail and damaging winds through Tuesday night....
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  • Large hail, damaging winds, an isolated tornado possible Tues. – Thurs.

    Posted on: 6:15 am, March 31, 2014, by , and , updated on: 10:36pm, March 31, 2014

      Showers and storms will track into eastern Oklahoma this afternoon. Temperatures will continue to stay above normal around 80 degrees. Fire...
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  • Snow dusting not enough to bring Oklahoma out of burn ban, drought

    Posted on: 10:51 am, January 28, 2014, by and , updated on: 10:58am, January 28, 2014

    Oklahoma has had less than a tenth of an inch of precipitation for the entire month of January. It has...
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  • WEATHER: Highs to approach 60 degrees with plenty of sunshine

    Posted on: 5:21 pm, January 10, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:23am, January 11, 2014

    OKLAHOMA - Highs today will approach 60 degrees with plenty of sunshine. Even warmer temps are expected Sunday as southerly winds gust...
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  • WEATHER: 7 day forecast; winter mix possible Saturday and Sunday

    Posted on: 5:46 pm, December 13, 2013, by and , updated on: 06:20pm, December 15, 2013

    Plenty of sun and warmer temperatures will continue through Thursday, with highs running well above normal in the 60s! Big changes arrive...
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  • Aaron Brackett’s 7 day forecast; more details on Midwest storm

    Posted on: 5:55 pm, November 16, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:53pm, November 17, 2013

    OKLAHOMA – How does the severe weather in the Midwest affect Oklahoma weather? Aaron Brackett answers that. A weak cold...
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  • WEATHER: Chase Thomason’s Game Day forecast

    Posted on: 6:21 am, November 15, 2013, by and , updated on: 11:03am, November 16, 2013

    Morning showers continue to track to the east this morning. Rain should be well east of central OK after the...
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  • RADAR: Follow rain storms on live radar

    Posted on: 2:59 pm, October 30, 2013, by , , , and , updated on: 12:46pm, March 26, 2014

    RADAR: Follow the storms on live radar Download our free Go4It app or 4WarnMe app for live mobile radar 24 hours a day.
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  • UPDATE: Look for heavy rains, winds as the storms move past the metro area

    Posted on: 6:00 am, October 4, 2013, by , and , updated on: 11:03pm, October 4, 2013

    Storms will be out of the state by sunrise Saturday followed by chilly temps for the weekend. DOWNLOAD: Stay 4Warned with...
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