Weather Corner

We have engaged both a Canadian and US chief meteorologist to provide CRU adjusters and carrier partners with current trends and the analysis of weather patterns that affect our business.

Our CRU Crew News Weather quarterly newsletter is available via email as well as downloadable from this page.

November 2019 Newsletter

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Steve LaNore

Steve LaNore is KXII’s Chief Meteorologist and feels blessed to forecast and present the weather for a living. He first stepped in front of the camera in 1984. Part-time jobs while at Texas A&M, led to his first position as Chief Meteorologist in Victoria, Texas in 1986. From there, he took on the CM role in Fort Smith, Arkansas where he covered the stormy skies of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas for three years.

LaNore then covered the flash-flood prone climate of San Antonio for nine years before becoming Chief Meteorologist at KDAF in Dallas in 1998. Before joining the KXII-TV News 12 Tram in 2006, He had a six-year stint at the CBS affiliate in Austin, TX.

Steve LaNore has received five “Best Weathercast” awards in his career; three times from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters (OAB) and twice from the Associated Press. In 2012 he released his first book entitled “Weather Wits & Science Snickers”. Combining humor and science/weather facts, the book is a great, informative, and interesting read . It is available online at in both paperback and Kindle formats.

Steve is married to Gera LaNore, with a grown stepson, Geraed (pronounced “Jared”). His diversified interests include music, writing, exploring new places, history, philosophy, and of course science! Steve and Gera especially enjoy traveling as time permits.

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