Brek Bolton is Fox 13’s weekend meteorologist. You can catch him on weekend mornings and evenings at 6:30 a.m., 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Brek grew up in Taylorsville, Utah and attended the University of Utah where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology.

Brek became interested in weather while in junior high school where he enrolled in a weather class taught from a well known weathercaster, Clayton Brough. Brek’s fascination focused around severe weather and the awesome snowstorms of Utah.

Brek has had nearly twenty years of experience in forecasting Utah’s unique weather while working for different local news stations in the market. He is thrilled to be part of the Fox 13’s weather team with others who have extensive experience.

Brek is married to his wife Lisa and has four boys. He enjoys activities such as skiing, hiking, biking, golf, tennis and spending time on the boat in Lake Powell.


Recent Articles
  • Miss Universe contestant distances herself from controversial photo

    MIAMI — Miss Lebanon Saly Greige is distancing herself from a photo of her and Miss Israel Doron Matalon that’s causing an online uproar. The picture appeared on Matalon’s Instagram feed on January 11. It shows Matalon smiling with Greige, Miss Slovenia and Miss Japan in Miami, where the Miss Universe pageant will take place on Wednesday. “Good morning from us!” reads the caption. View this post on Instagram Good morning from us! Miss Japan , miss Slovenia, miss Lebanon […]

  • Long-range forecast: What Utahns can expect this winter

    FOX 13 brings viewers 7-day weather forecasts all day long, but how often do you get an in-depth look at Utah winter? Meteorologist Brek Bolton has details from four weather experts about what to expect this season.

  • Beware: Potential online scam uses Robin Williams’ death to get victims

    DENVER – Whenever a major story dominates the news, scammers take advantage of the public’s interest with online photos, stories and social media links that claim to offer sensational details. The BBB of Denver/Boulder is warning about this tactic, which is called “click baiting.” Unfortunately, the bait that is being used right now involves the death of Robin Williams, including false claims of a “last words” video circulating on social media. The BBB historically has seen con artists exploit tragedies […]

  • Viral: Grocery store worker’s act of kindness toward elderly man

    ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — A heartwarming act of kindness between a grocery store worker and an elderly customer has gone viral. It’s a photo captured by Keith Kiel, who posted it to Facebook after a stop at his local Publix grocery store. According to his Facebook post, Kiel says the worker, Gage Boucher, saw an old man who couldn’t reach down to tie his shoe. So the worker tied it for him — and retied the other shoe as well. […]

  • For $25 you can eat your own selfie (or someone else’s)

    LONDON — Move over Kate Middleton! Younger brother James Middleton is stealing the spotlight with his candy business that prints Instagram and Facebook pictures on marshmallows. The British startup — Boomf — charges £15 ($25) for a box of nine customized marshmallows that can be ordered online and shipped anywhere in the world. Middleton told CNNMoney he’s expanding in the U.S. to ensure orders ship within three days. He’s also planning a shop in New York. By all accounts, customers […]

  • Watch: Dad lip-syncs daughter’s temper tantrum

    A father has found a new talent, lip-syncing his 6-year-old daughter’s temper tantrum. In the video uploaded to YouTube by mike hageman, you can see the dad trying to lighten the mood as his daughter is screaming in the background. He mocks her fit outside her bedroom. Wonder if the parents will play this video at her wedding…

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