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Katie Boer is two-time EMMY nominated meteorologist at Q 13 FOX in Seattle, WA

Seattle is HOME to this Pacific Northwest gal! Prior to returning back to her roots, Katie was the Weekend Meteorologist & Reporter in Las Vegas, NV. But most of her stops in TV have remained around the Northwest, previously serving as the Weekday Morning Meteorologist at KREM 2 & KSKN in Spokane, WA and was a weather anchor/reporter at KVAL in Eugene, OR. Prior to KVAL, Katie worked as an anchor/reporter at KPIC in Roseburg.

She’s a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and creative, hands-on journalist known for her out-of-the-box reports–including extreme stunts like skydiving, lawn mower racing and scuba diving with nearly 200 sharks for her “Extreme Katie” sports segment in Eugene.

Katie is an advocate for dementia awareness and a big supporter of education. She regularly speaks to elementary students about setting goals and meteorology.

Katie graduated from Biola University in southern California in two and a half years with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and received her meteorology certification from Mississippi State University.

She’s a former ball girl for the Seattle Mariners and an avid Seattle sports fan. When she’s not working, she’s at the dog park with her golden retriever Murphy.

Share your story ideas, feedback, weather pictures, or just say hello by emailing her at or connect with her on Facebook or Twitter @katieboertv.

Recent Articles
  • Tsunami threat triggered Gray’s Harbor emergency alert – but nobody got it

    ABERDEEN, Wash. — A 7.9 earthquake under the Gulf of Alaska led to a Tsunami Watch along the entire west coast Tuesday morning, including Washington. In Grays Harbor County, officials tried to send an alert to people’s phones, to warn them. Problem is – nobody actually got it. “It was at like 5 in the morning. So when I when I woke up at 7, that’s when I heard about it,” said Dalton Willis, eating dinner with friends inside the […]

  • Snoqualmie Pass temporarily closes after 3′ of snow in last five days

    Snoqualmie Pass, WASH. — I-90 was closed eastbound over Snoqualmie Pass for a little over an hour Tuesday night after receiving nearly 3′ of snow over the past five days. “They’re sliding into the ditch or they’re spinning out. I’ve seen a couple cars spin out in front of me,” said truck driver Daniel Elmore, who drives this route about five times a week. Elmore says he’s had to chain up close to twenty times this season. The Northwest Avalanche […]

  • Tyler Hilinski’s death sparks conversation about suicide on college campuses

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Nearly a week after Tyler Hilinski took his own life, the former WSU quarterback’s death has started a conversation on many college campuses. Campus being a key word, according to Swedish Medical Psychiatrist Dr. Sasha Waring. “There’s a couple large population studies that show for college-age students–that’s something like 18-22-year-olds–suicide is the second leading cause of death, after accidental death,” said Waring. Waring says nearly three college students every day commit suicide in the U.S. Students who […]

  • Shutdown impacts military families: ‘It’s really frustrating because he does a lot for his country’

    A government shutdown doesn’t stop the military from doing its job. It also doesn’t stop bills from piling up at home. Bremerton newlywed Michelle Meli says the situation is "frustrating."

  • WSP urging drivers to be vigilant of license plates as hit-and-runs on the rise

    TUKWILA, Wash. — In a region revered for its rain, Seattle is just as well-known for its congestion. Which means more collisions and hit-and-run drivers. The Washington State Patrol says they noticed an increase in hit-and-run collisions across the state. “Even though we don’t have all the reasons people run away, we do have a way you can help; get as much information from the vehicle as you can, specifically the license plate,” said Trooper Heather Axtman, who’s beginning a project […]

  • Deputy’s death: ‘Everybody feels the impact, all the way here in Maple Valley’

    One grassroots group is trying to make sure people remember the sacrifice Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Daniel McCartney made by honoring his family ahead of the precession and celebration of life this week.

  • YouTube star’s “suicide forest” video triggers backlash, serves as warning to parents

    SEATTLE — The 22-year-old internet icon known for vlogging his life through YouTube videos may not be a household name for parents, but chances are kids inside your home know who Logan Paul is. The YouTube star has more than 15-million subscribers–mainly catering to kids and teens. Paul claims to entertain and push the boundaries and did just that in a recent video, now pulled from his YouTube page. The video, which was viewed more than 6 million times before […]

  • Pike Place merchant claims $20,000 in losses after cart thief steals entire inventory

    SEATTLE, Wash. — Inside her Georgetown studio, blacksmith Erica Gordon is already hard at work. “This is just not going to be a quick thing to replace,” said Gordon, owner of Steel Toe Studio. “The biggest loss for me is the labor.” The artisan handcrafts leather belts, buckles and fine jewelry. And she is now being forced to rebuild her business. “I make every single thing with my hands and these tools so its an enormous amount of work to […]

  • Skiers rejoice, drivers prepare as Stevens Pass looks at 1-3 feet of new snow through Saturday

    It first started as rain in Monroe, then soon turned to snow and slush 10-miles east of Stevens Pass; with compact snow and slick conditions over the summit on U.S. 2 Thursday.

  • WSDOT hopes new bus-only ‘shoulder lane’ on I-5 will ease congestion into Seattle

    LYNNWOOD, Wash. — For drivers heading into Seattle during rush hour, conditions can become a bit stressful. “It can be pretty rough,” said Sam Becker, who takes the 512 (bus) from Lynnwood into Seattle for work. Even for commuters like Becker, who opt not to drive — but ride the bus. “I would say anywhere from 45 minutes to two hours sometimes, depending on if it’s really bad traffic,” Becker said of his ranging travel times, which vary with traffic. […]