John Boyer

John Boyer, the RTD's staff meteorologist

John Boyer is the first staff meteorologist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He joined the RTD newsroom in November 2016 after covering severe weather on television in Tulsa, Okla.

As a native of the Roanoke area, the region’s heavy snowstorms started his fascination with Virginia’s changing weather.

Boyer earned his degree in meteorology from North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society and earned their Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal in 2012.

Look for his stories in the RTD and on, along with videos and forecast updates for major weather events in our area.

Email him your story ideas and weather tips.

Saturday Weatherline

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Virginia’s three hottest places for June

Three locales share the state’s record for June heat. Loudoun County hit 107 degrees on June 29, 1934. During the 2012 heat wave, it was tied at Walkerton (King and Queen County) and also at John H. Kerr Dam. Richmond’s monthly extreme was 104 on June 26, 1952.