Lori Pinson

Lori Pinson


Lori Pinson is an award-winning meteorologist on FOX 2 providing weather Friday and Saturday evenings. She holds both the American Meteorological Society’s Certified Broadcast Seal of Approval and the National Weather Association’s Seal of Approval, Pinson’s post-graduate work includes studying at Johns Hopkins University for Environmental Science and Policy.

Lori received the coveted Emmy award for creating an inclusive on-air weathercast for the deaf and is a recent recipient of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Best Weather award and Best Use of  New Media award for her Emmy nominated online series "Lori’s Science Corner", created in collaboration with the National Science Teaching Association. Her original award-winning series, "Lori’s Hidden Michigan" spotlights the state’s little-known treasures.

Combining science and journalism, Lori won numerous Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalist awards, was named the National Weather Association Broadcaster of the Year and was most recently honored with the Salute to Excellence award from the National Society of Black Journalists.

Though Detroit is home, Lori was a Chief Meteorologist in Baltimore before working in Pennsylvania, DC, and Ohio and as a national science correspondent for the London-based network ITN.  

When not on the air, Lori renovates antique furniture, is a Lector at church, and works tirelessly in her community, lending her voice and time to numerous charities and causes. 

The latest from Lori Pinson


A windy weekend, but warmer for Sunday

A quiet Saturday, only the wind will be noisy. A breezy, dry day in advance of the next system Sunday. Expect a high of 40 and low of 28.


Chilly weekend is upon us

It starts tonight with lows near freezing and a wind chill in the 20s overnight. Mainly dry Saturday with more clouds than sun, a high of 45 and low of 34.


Cold with some snow this weekend

Continued windy with wind chills overnight in the 20s. As colder air moves in, scattered light rain will change over to light snow.


Freezing overnight but a warm-up is coming

After highs Friday in the 40s, Saturday will be the start of a warming trend. With sunny skies courtesy of high pressure and a south wind, temperatures will be near 52.


Expect some rain overnight Saturday into Sunday

Expect a sunny start to Saturday and with a south wind, near 80-degree temperatures. Clouds will increase throughout the afternoon as a cold front approaches, bringing rain Saturday night, with a low of 60.