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Ken Barlow - Morning Chief Meteorologist


"What a great opportunity to return to the place my family and I consider home. I am excited to get back forecasting weather for the people of Minnesota."

Previous Experience
5 EYEWITNESS NEWS welcomed Ken Barlow back to Minnesota television in June 2011.  Barlow brings more than 20 years of weather forecasting experience, including 16 years in Minnesota, to the station.  Barlow left Minnesota in 2006 and went to WBZ-TV in Boston, MA until May 2010.  He spent a year at KXTV in Sacramento, CA before joining the 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS team.

Education
Ken is a graduate of Plymouth State University (New Hampshire) with a BS in Meteorology.

Career Highlights/Awards
Ken has been nationally recognized for excellence in his field. He’s a multiple Emmy Award winner for his work in Minnesota and Boston. Additionally, Ken served as an adjunct professor of broadcast meteorology at St. Cloud State University.

Personal Interests
Ken has served on several children's charities including the Board of Trustees of the Boys and Girls Club of Minneapolis. He also enjoys running, biking and swimming. Ken, his wife Theresa and his family live in the western suburbs.


Phone: 651-642-4285
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Dense Fog Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Anoka; Ramsey; Washington
Expires: 11/23/2014 6:00 PM

Dense Fog Advisory

WI AREAS AFFECTED: Barron; Chippewa; Dunn; Eau Claire; Polk; Rusk; St. Croix
Expires: 11/23/2014 6:00 PM

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Overcast
45°
50° | 25°
  • Feels like: 41° F
  • Wind: NW 8mph
  • Humidity: 90%
  • Mon Windy with morning snow showers
    25° | 7°
  • Tue More sun than clouds
    24° | 12°
  • Wed Snow showers early
    20° | 6°
  • Thu Mostly sunny
    16° | 10°

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