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

  • 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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  • New state record for May rainfall

    Posted on: 3:37 pm, June 1, 2013, by , updated on: 03:39pm, June 1, 2013

    We thought the drought may have some help becoming dampened and that turned out to be correct. For the month...
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  • UPDATE – GOOD NEWS: Weather stable for the next week as Summer approaches

    Posted on: 9:58 am, June 1, 2013, by

    UPDATE, SUNDAY JUNE 2 @ 8:00am — Just like that, the weather can change. Computer models are now showing some...
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  • Chase Thomason talks tornadoes at Fogarty Elementary

    Posted on: 10:09 am, March 10, 2013, by and , updated on: 02:09pm, March 11, 2013

    KFOR’s Chase Thomason visited Fogarty Elementary in Guthrie to teach students about Oklahoma weather. It was the latest Weather School stop, and...
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  • Snow misses metro, nails northwestern Okla.

    Posted on: 2:24 pm, February 26, 2013, by and , updated on: 04:27pm, February 26, 2013

    CLINTON, Okla. – The winter storm just missed the metro but it was a different story for those in west-central...
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  • El Reno thankful for rain, snow

    Posted on: 3:57 pm, February 12, 2013, by , and , updated on: 05:44pm, February 12, 2013

    EL RENO, Okla. – The forecast was for rain early in the morning then snow shortly after and that’s exactly what...
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    El Reno snow - Cleveland
  • Storms bring much-needed rain to Sooner state

    Posted on: 3:39 pm, January 28, 2013, by , and , updated on: 12:59pm, January 29, 2013

    The 4Warn Storm Team tracked storms that brought much-needed rain to the Sooner state Tuesday morning. Thunderstorms have developed across...
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    Courtesy: Katherine Brown
  • Barons fan wins key to a new Jeep Wrangler

    Posted on: 11:33 am, December 16, 2012, by , and , updated on: 01:05pm, December 17, 2012

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Barons weren’t the only winners on the ice Saturday night.  Cindy Hughes walked away...
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    Barons car winner Cindy Hughes
  • David Payne loses his head

    Posted on: 7:42 am, November 1, 2012, by , and , updated on: 09:58am, November 1, 2012

    Perhaps a Halloween curse is to blame. David Payne has now lost his head, literally. Payne, we hope you get...
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  • Car show revs engines to honor vets

    Posted on: 5:09 pm, September 29, 2012, by and , updated on: 05:28pm, September 29, 2012

    ENID, Okla. — Car lovers from across the Midwest revved their engines in Enid Saturday to honor veterans from coast...
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    American Garfieldi Cruise and Car Show - Enid
  • Stay 4Warned: Severe weather to move into metro

    Posted on: 3:37 pm, September 7, 2012, by , , , , , , , and , updated on: 06:27pm, September 7, 2012

    Severe weather conditions continue across the state.
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    Winds blow tree on house - S.W. OKC Sept. 7
  • NASA shows Hurricane Isaac from space

    Posted on: 1:24 pm, August 29, 2012, by , , and , updated on: 01:27pm, August 29, 2012

    Ever wonder what a hurricane looks like from outerspace? Here it is… NASA shows images of Hurricane Isaac from space. 
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    Hurricane Isaac from space