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Katie Boer is EMMY award winning journalist and meteorologist at Q13 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.

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Recent Articles
  • Wind, rain continue Thursday as series of storms roll through

    SEATTLE — Things are improving, but it was wet, windy and snowy (in the mountains) again as we woke up Thursday morning. It was quite gusty this morning, with a number of locations with gusts of 30-35 mph. There have already been a number of power outages and even several down trees and large tree branches out around Buckley in Pierce Co. This was the scene in Wilkerson from viewer Clarissa Carter:   That said, rain is still falling. We’ve […]

  • Fall storm to bring heavy rain, high winds, potential flooding to Northwest

    A strong storm system is moving into Western Washington, promising heavy rain, high winds and potential flooding.

  • Winter weather advisory in Cascades and parts of Western Washington

    Winter weather advisory A winter weather advisory is in effect from until noon Monday for locations above 2,500 feet around the Cascades of Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, Pierce and Lewis counties. IMPACTS: Freezing rain is possible above 2,500′ where some pass locations could see 1/4″ of ice on the roads. Wet snow is possible above 3,000′ with most locations not expected to see snow accumulation unless they are over 4,000′. Around 4,000 feet or higher we could see up to […]

  • Winter storm watch issued for Cascades, Olympics ahead of busy holiday travel

    A winter storm watch has been issued for the Cascades and the Olympics, which could bring snow accumulation and dangerous driving conditions to the passes for Thanksgiving and the Apple Cup.

  • ‘Giving to the Givers’: Whidbey Quilters are stitching up local veteran’s old wounds of war

    LANGLEY, Washn — A group of Whidbey Island quilters are on a mission to honor local veterans right in their own community. They call it “Giving to the Givers. And for nearly three years now…the first Wednesday of every month has begun to look and sound pretty similar. We usually have a lot of interesting things to talk about,” described Anita M. Smith, founder and team leader of “Quilts for Veterans.” “Whoever’s husband did something silly today,” volunteer quilter Connie […]

  • Rain or shine? Why Puget Sound’s convergence zone targets Snohomish County

    If you grew up around Puget Sound, you've probably noticed it. Some days we're dry and sunny, while just a few miles away it's may be pouring rain in Snohomish County.

  • Heat advisory issued as Seattle has 4th hottest July on record

    Q13 News Meteorologist Katie Boer says several days of heat are on the way. We're looking at 90s Monday, 90s Tuesday and several more days this weekend.

  • Bellingham fishing derby forced to evolve with increasing shortage of salmon

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Three days of derby all come down to this — the weigh in. Empty trailers sat ready and waiting in a packed parking lot at Squalicum Harbor Marina for hundreds of boaters to return Sunday after three days of fishing. Crab season officially opened up this weekend and anglers — marked by green flags — docked in Bellingham Bay to deliver their most prized possession, hoping to weigh in the catch of the derby. Salmon season officially […]

  • Lake Whatcom: For recreation and water source for 100,000 people

    From the moment boaters arrive at 5,000-acre Lake Whatcom inspections begin.

  • Bellingham wins national award for re-routing salmon back to Squalicum Creek

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. — From the busy bees to he rabbits along the shoreline, Squalicum Creek already draws a lot of visitors. Construction partially wrapped up on the Phase two to reroute Squalicum Creek — a project to create a better habitat for salmon. “The point of this project was to put it in a more confined channel and put shade over it, which will happen in the next 10-15 years so that we can reduce the stream temperatures so it’s […]