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  • KBJR 6 Names New Chief Meteorologist

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    July 14, 2020

    Lorch, a native of Savage, MN, joined the KBJR6 team in January 2012 as a morning

    Meteorologist and has been an early riser since.


    “Adam was the obvious choice for this coveted position,” said Kevin Jacobsen, KBJR

    6 News Director. He is a natural leader with a passion for weather. Viewers have come

    to know and trust Adam in his eight years and counting with the weather authority.”

    From the devastating 2012 floods to ice storms, Lorch has forecasted all sorts of

    weather events across the Northland.


    “I was only six months into the job when the historic flood hit,“ Lorch said. “Since then

    I've covered everything from derechos and flooding to blizzards and ice storms. The

    weather here can change in an instant and that’s why I love forecasting here.” 


    In his spare time, you will find Lorch fishing, hunting and camping in the BWCA.



    “I love living in Duluth and all the outdoors activities this region offers. I couldn’t be

    More excited to continue my career here,” Lorch said.


    Lorch graduated from Northland College in Ashland, WI with a degree in meteorology.


    You can watch Adam Lorch weeknights on the KBJR6 News at 5, 6 and 10 and 24/7

    on the KBJR6 Mobile Weatherapp.


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