Reed Timmer

Professional Storm Chaser
Discovery Communications
As the lead meteorologist and professional storm chaser on Discovery Channel's award-winning series Storm Chasers, Reed is one of the world's most respected experts on severe weather forecasting, safety and survival.

Melding the latest in science and technology with a passion for education, Reed Timmer has spent the last 13 years in the eye of the storm. As the lead meteorologist and professional storm chaser on Discovery Channel's award-winning series Storm Chasers, Reed is one of the world's most respected experts on severe weather forecasting, safety and survival.

Reed's "hands-on" experience with a vast assortment of hazardous weather and natural disasters, as well as his extensive education in the science of meteorology, have made Reed a strong advocate for extreme weather and disaster education. He conducts storm spotter seminars for the National Weather Service, emergency managers and the general public. Reed has appeared on national news broadcasts including Good Morning America with Diane Sawyer, CNN with Wolf Blitzer, CBS, NBC, and of course, The Weather Channel.