Mike Nelson

Mike Nelson has served as Chief Meteorologist for 7News since 2004. Mike received his degree in meteorology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. In 1976, he began work at Weather Central, a private weather consulting firm specializing in forecasts for ski areas, agri-business, power utilities, and the Wisconsin TV network as well as over 40 other radio and TV stations nationwide. Mike has won 18 Emmy awards, including 15 for Best Weather Anchor. In 2001, he was recognized by the Colorado Broadcasters Association as their “Citizen of the Year” for his volunteer work in Colorado schools.


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