About Laura Tobin
Laura has had a varied career in weather, working first at Cardiff weather centre, providing weather forecasts for energy companies, gritters and local radio, and then at various RAF bases, including RAF Brize Norton, forecasting severe weather for pilots.
In 2007 Laura joined the BBC weather centre as a broadcast meteorologist. She presented on various platforms from BBC One and the 6 o’clock news to Countryfile, BBC world, BBC radio and online.
In 2012 Laura became the Daybreak team Meteorologist and weather forecaster, keeping viewers up to date during some of the most severe weather we’ve ever seen, the wettest summer for 100 years, severe snow storms, Typhoon Haiyan and the wettest winter on record.
Among her other career highs are being the first person in the world to ride the Smiler roller coaster at Alton Towers, presenting from many farms with lots of naughty animals, modelling hats at Ascot, and presenting the weather with Steve Carell and Kermit the Frog.