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Mike Goldberg returned to CBS 6 News in January 2013. You can catch him on CBS 6 News at Noon & 7PM on Mondays & Tuesdays, as well as the Saturday and Sunday evening shows.

Mike has extensive experience working as a forecaster across the state of Virginia, having worked not only in Richmond, but also at WAVY-TV 10/Fox 43 in Hampton Roads and WSET-ABC 13 in Lynchburg.

He has served as Chief Meteorologist for television stations in Richmond, VA, Rochester, NY and Binghamton, NY, and has made several appearances as a Guest Meteorologist on The Weather Channel.

Mike is a member of both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association, recognized by the AMS as a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) and a holder of the NWA’s Television Seal of Approval. He serves on the NWA Council, as well as the organization’s Broadcast Meteorology Subcommittee on Standards and Ethics.

An Emmy-nominated meteorologist, Mike holds a Certificate in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University, and has completed additional studies in meteorology and climatology at Rutgers University and Portland State University.

Mike is always out in the community, promoting science education in the schools and presenting talks to various groups of all ages. He has served as a judge for the Virginia Science and Engineering Fair and the Metro Richmond Science Fair, and has been the Master of Ceremonies for various events held by the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Arthritis Foundation, American Diabetes Association, Commonwealth Catholic Charities, Richmond Vegetarian Society, Richmond SPCA, Richmond Animal League and Cat Adoption and Rescue Efforts.

Aside from weather, Mike holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Clarinet Performance from the world-renowned Eastman School of Music in Rochester, and remains active as a professional musician and teacher. He currently serves as a Classical Music Host for 88.9 WCVE, Richmond Public Radio. Highlights of his musical career include performing with the original Broadway production of “Into the Woods” and touring the major concert halls of the Northeastern U.S. and Canada with trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and the Eastman Wind Ensemble. He has also recorded for CBS Masterworks. Mike is the founder and Artistic Director for Crescendo, a professional chamber music ensemble, and has performed with the Richmond Symphony, Williamsburg Choral Guild Orchestra, University of Richmond Orchestra, Richmond Philharmonic Orchestra, Commonwealth Winds, Richmond Symphonic Winds, and the Richmond Chamber Players. Also an accomplished conductor, he is the Music Director of the Central Virginia Wind Symphony, a group of the most talented high school musicians in the region. Mike was appointed Adjunct Instructor of Clarinet and Instrumental Conducting at Randolph-Macon College in 2011, and maintains a private clarinet studio while serving on the band faculty at Lee-Davis and Colonial Forge (Stafford County) High Schools.

An avid animal lover, Mike is dedicated to helping local animal adoption and welfare groups, and hosts the Paws for Pets segments on CBS 6 every weekend morning. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Henrico Humane Society and has received a Guardian Angel Award from Save Our Shelters for outstanding contribution to animal welfare in Virginia.

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Recent Articles
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    Paws for Pets – Pixie’s Pen Pals

    Pixie’s Pen Pals works to train and socialize rescue dogs with the guidance and instruction from two professional dog trainers.

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    Paws for Pets – Cat’s Cradle of Greater Richmond

    Cat's Cradle of Greater Richmond is a kitten and cat adoption and rescue, non-profit 501(c)(3) all-volunteer organization committed to rescuing and adopting cats and kittens, regardless of pedigree, age, physical condition or aesthetic appeal.

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    Tracking Monday’s rain: your hour-by-hour forecast

    Rain will spread into the metro by Monday afternoon

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    Heat Advisory in effect again Monday

    The heat and humidity will intensify Monday, and the National Weather Service has posted another Heat Advisory for central and eastern Virginia.

  • Scattered showers likely Saturday

    Skies will begin to clear late tonight, although lingering low level moisture will lead to areas of fog developing.

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    Central Virginia under severe thunderstorm watch Tuesday

    While we're not expecting a widespread or organized round of storms, any individual cells may produce heavy rain along with the threat for damaging winds and hail.

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    LIVE UPDATES: Tornado watches expire for most of Central Va.

    The tornado watch for much of the Richmond-metro area has expired.

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    The hot, humid weather pattern returns

    A hot & humid pattern will take hold this week

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    Our hot & humid weekend continues

    RICHMOND, Va. — If you liked today’s weather, you’ll probably be happy with Sunday’s forecast.  It will be a virtual carbon copy, with a slightly higher chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm.  Mother Nature should cooperate with the Greek Festival and other outdoor festivals/activities.  Any pop-up storm is likely to occur between 3PM and 9PM. Here’s a look at our in-house model forecast across the Commonwealth at 3PM Sunday.  Scattered storms are most likely to develop over the higher […]

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    Summer-like warmth & humidity the next few days

    RICHMOND, Va. – The warm, more humid air has returned to central Virginia and will be with us the next few days.  A ridge of high pressure over the Atlantic will slowly slide south and east, allowing scattered storms to move across parts of the area each afternoon. If you’re heading out to Dominion Riverrock this evening, the festivities should be clear of rain, but it will be warm and a bit on the muggy side. Tomorrow will be cloudier […]

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    Tropical Storm Ana to make landfall early Sunday morning

    RICHMOND, Va. – Ana made the transition from subtropical to tropical storm early Saturday morning.  As of early evening, it is packing maximum sustained winds of 60 mph and nearing the North Carolina/South Carolina coast.  It is now about 60 miles from Myrtle Beach, SC and moving northwest at just 3 mph.  Heavy rain, life-threatening riptides, flooding rains and strong winds will affect the coastal Carolinas through Sunday evening. Here is a snapshot of the latest forecast track from the […]

  • Monday weather update 340pm

    LIVE UPDATES: Severe thunderstorm watch in Richmond, tornado watch to the north until 10 p.m.

    Be sure to download the all-new WTVR CBS 6 Storm Team app on your iPhone and iPad or Android device.


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