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Tom Sherry

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Tom Sherry is the chief meteorologist for KREM 2 News and has been a member of the KREM 2 News team since January 1990. You can watch Tom weeknights on KREM 2 News at 5:00, 6:00, 10:00 and 11:00.

Tom began his broadcast career in radio in 1981 as an announcer, eventually becoming a program director at KDRK-FM in Spokane. He began working as a weekend weathercaster at KREM 2 News in 1990, moving into the KREM 2 News morning weathercaster position in 1992. Tom stepped into the main weathercaster position in 1993.

A graduate of the Mississippi State University Broadcast Meteorological program, he has the National Weather Association Seal of Approval and is a member of the American Meteorological Society.

In addition to his professional accomplishments, Tom has won many honors from KREM 2 viewers. He was voted best weathercaster by readers of The Inlander newspaper from 1995 through 2007 as well as favorite weathercaster in The Spokesman-Review first Reader’s Poll in 1998. Recently he was inducted into the Inlander Hall of Fame for winning best weather forecaster for more than 10 years.

Every October, Tom conducts Tom's Turkey Drive, the single largest turkey drive in the Inland Northwest. Tom and KREM were honored in 2007 by the Spokane United Way for business volunteer of the year for Tom’s Turkey Drive.

Each summer Tom sells his own BBQ Seasoning with the proceeds going to the Northwest Autism Center. Tom’s BBQ Seasoning is available in Spokane and Post Falls at the Trading Company Grocery Stores.

Raised in southern California, Tom now calls Spokane home. He and his wife Darlene, have two boys, Michael and Matthew.

In his spare time, Tom enjoys skiing, boating, rollerblading, gardening, barbecuing and volunteering at his sons' school.

“I love living in the Inland Northwest,” Tom said. "The recreational opportunities and changing weather patterns make life fun and interesting.”

You can contact Tom at tsherry@krem.com..