Mike Stone

Meteorologist

Mike Stone has over 20 years of experience as a broadcast meteorologist. He works on various newscasts for WTVR CBS 6, including our Sunday morning and evening news, and the Noon & 7 p.m. weekday newscasts. He originally worked at WTVR in the late 1990s.

Since then, he has worked in Toledo, Cleveland and Pittsburgh. His first job was in Oklahoma, where he gained a lot of experience covering tornadoes and severe weather. Zach and Carrie also have experience in tornado alley.

Mike graduated in 1993 from Penn State University, where he studied meteorology and communications. He has been certified by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) as a broadcast meteorologist, and also holds the National Weather Association (NWA) seal of approval.

Along with Zach & Carrie, Mike won an Emmy award for "best weather special or program" for the "CBS 6 Winter Weather Outlook: Before, During & After the Storm". Mike also won an Emmy for "best weekend newscast".

Mike served as a weather consultant for the 2013 movie "Available", which was shot in Richmond. The shooting schedule was during a rainy week, and he had to pinpoint the isolated dry hours for filming. More about the movie can be found at www.imdb.com/title/tt2734498/?ref_=nm_flmg_msc_1

Mike attends many local, national and international weather conferences, where the latest technology and forecast techniques are presented. In 2009, he was one of only twenty broadcast meteorologists chosen to participate in a climate change conference in Chicago.

He is thrilled to be back in Virginia after a long absence. He has family in southeast Virginia as well as parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Mike's Facebook: www.facebook.com/MikeStoneWTVRCBS6
Mike's Twitter: www.twitter.com/MikeStoneCBS6

Recent Articles

  • The sun will come out… tomorrow

    Posted on: 6:34 pm, April 6, 2014, by , and , updated on: 05:06pm, April 7, 2014

    Our high temperature won't occur until this evening, as temperatures will continue to slowly rise through the afternoon.
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  • Tracking storms moving toward Richmond

    Posted on: 8:19 am, April 4, 2014, by and , updated on: 08:22am, April 4, 2014

    There will be the chance for a few showers and thunderstorms, mostly late this afternoon into this evening.
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  • Sunny Monday after rainy weekend

    Posted on: 7:32 am, March 30, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:18am, March 31, 2014

    Get the WTVR mobile app to track the rain on the go.
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  • Record low tied at RIC

    Posted on: 1:05 pm, March 27, 2014, by

    The morning low was 21°, which tied a record from 1955
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  • Expect BIG weather changes on Friday

    Posted on: 1:01 pm, March 27, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:44am, March 28, 2014

    Click here to read more about the weekend forecast.
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  • Near-record lows Thursday morning

    Posted on: 1:06 pm, March 26, 2014, by

    Low temps will drop into the teens and lower 20s
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  • Tuesday storm: Little to no accumulation for most

    Posted on: 5:48 pm, March 23, 2014, by , updated on: 05:46am, March 24, 2014

    Tuesday will feature wet snow mixing with rain & temps above freezing
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  • The start of spring

    Posted on: 9:12 am, March 20, 2014, by

    The winter season has finished according to the calendar. However, some wintry weather may occur next week.
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  • Spring today! Snow next week?

    Posted on: 8:03 am, March 20, 2014, by and , updated on: 08:07am, March 20, 2014

    Get the WTVR mobile app for weather updates and breaking news alerts.
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  • Three words that should make you smile: Spring starts tomorrow

    Posted on: 7:00 am, March 19, 2014, by and

    Our weather takes a warmer turn just in time for the start of spring, which begins at 12:57 p.m. Thursday.
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  • LIVE UPDATES: Storm brings wintry mix, snow to RVA

    Posted on: 6:25 pm, March 16, 2014, by , , and , updated on: 07:13am, March 17, 2014

    Stay with WTVR.com and CBS 6 News for the most complete winter weather coverage. Click for up-to-the-minute reports from the CBS 6 Newsroom.
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  • Wintry mix, snow for Monday

    Posted on: 9:38 pm, March 15, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:12am, March 17, 2014

    Advisories and warnings cover most of the viewing area Sunday night through Monday.
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