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Dallas Raines is the chief meteorologist for ABC7Eyewitness News. Dallas received his Bachelor of Science from Florida State University and completed multiple graduate level courses in meteorology and climatology. He is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist and a professional member of the AMS. When not on television, Dallas has been a meteorology professor at Cal State University, Northridge, CA.

Dallas was invited to the White House in a 30-person scientist/climatologist debate on global warming hosted by former President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore. He is a well loved member of the Los Angeles community and a perfect example of what it means to live and breathe the California lifestyle.

(Photographed above, Dallas Raines reads to 2nd grade students at Palm Crest Elementary School in La Canada, CA)

Among his many awards, Dallas won the Daily News People's Choice Award for Best Weatherperson in Los Angeles, CA. He was named Man of the Year by the American Cancer Society. He was voted Best Weather Presenter/World competition level in Paris, France. He received a Golden Mike Award for Best Weathercast in Southern California in the 4pm to 11pm division. He has received the Associated Press Award for Best Weather Segment. The Greater Los Angeles Press Club awarded him with Overall Excellence in a 60 Minute Newscast. KIIS Radio voted Dallas the Most Popular On-Air Newscaster in Los Angeles. He was also voted the Most Popular On-Air Personality at CNN by On Cable Magazine. His coverage of Hurricane Frederic earned him the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Association (NOAA) Outstanding Coverage Award.