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Glenn Zimmerman is the Meteorologist for FOX 2 News in the Morning starting at 4:00 a.m. He has been forecasting weather on the morning show since 1990. A St. Louis native, Glenn graduated from Lindbergh High School. He has a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Kansas State University, and a degree in Meteorology from Saint Louis University.

When not forecasting or raising kids, Glenn is into music. From his trumpet and tuba playing days of high school, to his guitar playing of today...Glenn stays active in the music scene in St. Louis. You can catch him out playing or sitting in with other local groups. He also incorporates music into his forecasts with his Weather Song of the Day.


Recent Articles
  • Winter mix expected Wednesday in St. Louis

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- After a bit of snow melting yesterday, it’s back to winter time and snow making today. A round of light snow will move in today with the heaviest staying south of St. Louis. The metro area could get a light snow, with 4-6″ in southeastern Missouri and Southern Illinois. More cold air rushes in for a couple of days.  

  • Heavy snow blankets St. Louis area

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Snow continues this morning across metro St. Louis. There will be short bursts of moderate snow, but it should stay light for the next several hours. Grab our app for traffic, weather and school closing information. The snowfall should end across the area this afternoon. An additional two to five inches are possible, with that higher end south of the St. Louis area. Be careful on the roads, folks! Check the latest forecast here: FOX2Now.com/Weather […]

  • Winter Watch: Freezing rain, sleet forecast for Monday

    ST. LOUIS,  MO (KTVI)- A mix of freezing rain and sleet has been around the metro area this morning, making for slushy and slick roads. We should dry out later today but stay cold with highs in the lower 30s. For additional information visit: FOX2Now.com/Weather  

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    Dr. Dan the Pancake Man visits FOX 2 News

    (KTVI)- Dr. Dan the Pancake Man made some of his pancake masterpieces for Glenn Zimmerman Wednesday morning. He cooked a few edible caricatures of some home town heroes including Matheny, Yadi and Fredbird! Dr. Dan the Pancake Man is a professional pancake artist and content creator extraordinaire. If you’d like to learn more about Dr. Dan or try one of his famous “Dancakes,” visit: dancakes.com

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    Dangerous Heat: Friday Heat Index could reach 105 degrees

    (KTVI) – There’s more heat and humidity on tap for Friday as the area remains under a Heat Advisory.   Temperatures are expected to be in the 90s with head indexes up to 107 degrees. How to beat the heat Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule Strenuous activities to the early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when […]

  • Excessive Heat Warning issued for St. Louis, surrounding counties

    (KTVI) – The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory until Sunday, August 24th because of extreme temperatures over the next several days. The Heat advisory includes all parts of the St. Louis viewing area including counties east and west of the city. Temperatures are expected to be in the 90s with head indexes up to 107 degrees.    The Weather Service says the high heat and humidity can be dangerous for the elderly, young children, and those who […]

  • St. Louis Craft Beer Week Coffee and Beer Blending

    (KTVI) – St. Louis Craft Beer Week runs from Saturday, July 26th through August 3rd.  Scott Carey, the owner of Sump Coffee and Jonathan Moxey from Perennial Artisan Ales talk about what to expect at their live demonstration. Coffee and Beer Blending is Monday night at SDHA, 2605 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63139. St. Louis Craft Beer Week Now – August 3rd For a schedule of events visit: stlbeerweek.com  

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    Severe Thunderstorm Watch in place until 11 a.m. Wednesday

    ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the area until 11 a.m. for parts of the St. Louis viewing area.  Early Wednesday morning, strong winds swept through parts of Franklin and Jefferson counties.  Meteorologist Glenn Zimmerman says there was significant spin in the atmosphere with reports of high winds and some tree damage. Strong storms are expected to bring rain and thunder in the morning and afternoon Wednesday. There are some reports […]

  • Warm weather brings the risk of afternoon thunderstorms Tuesday

    (KTVI) –  It’s another warm and humid day in St. Louis but the forecast calls for a chance of thunderstorms. Look for temperatures in the upper 80s and the risk of a few scattered afternoon thunderstorms.   The chances for severe weather may come late Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning. There is also the possibility of severe weather in parts of Illinois. There will be some cooler, drier air on the way for the end of the week.  

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    Memorial Day Weather Forecast

    (KTVI) – Warm and humid air is building into the area today…so highs are warmer and the humidity is jumping. Top temps today should be in the mid 80s, and we watch for a few scattered storms this afternoon and this evening…

  • Weather and kids: How to keep children calm before and during a storm

    (KTVI) – The crack of thunder. The flash of lightning. A warning on television.  These are all things that can invoke instant fear in a child. Meteorologist Glenn Zimmerman hears from many parents that their children are frightened when bad weather rolls in.   He talks about how to help kids remain calm before and during a storm. If parents want to get more information about weather, the FOX 2 annual Storm Fest on Saturday, May 17th from 11 a.m. until […]

  • Joey Chestnut helps crown eating champs at Busch Stadium

    (KTVI)- The man. The myth. The legend…at least when it comes to eating competitions. Joey Chestnut is in St. Louis this weekend sizing up his competition. A qualifier for the Nathan’s Famous annual Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest will take place at Busch Stadium at noon on Saturday. Chestnut will be oversee the 10-minute, all-you-can-eat contest and will also throw out first pitch at Busch Stadium before Saturday’s game against the Braves. The top male and top female […]