Lee's curiosity about weather began at age twelve, when he built his first "Weather Center" out of shoe boxes and milk cartons. By age fourteen, he was broadcasting his first weather reports to his hometown of Canton, Massachusetts on Canton Cablevision. His own experience has led him to share his passion for weather with schools across the Tri-state, inspiring a future generation of young meteorologists!
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Lee studied Meteorology at Cornell University, receiving a BS in 1994. While in college, he interned at WCVB-TV and WHDH-TV in Boston, and at the National Weather Service office in Concord, New Hampshire.
He began his meteorological career in 1993, forecasting for utilities and ski areas with a private weather service and for US and Canadian radio stations. At the same time, he filled in on-air at WSTM-TV in Syracuse, New York, contributing award-winning coverage when the historic "Blizzard of 1993" hit Central New York. Upon graduation, Lee was hired full time at WTVH-TV in Syracuse.
Lee's dedication to community service includes his avid support for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, hosting their annual Walkathon in Riverside Park each spring. He was recently acknowledged for his work with the foundation. He is also an active member of the Central Park Conservancy, supporting numerous programs to protect and preserve the park.
A life-long Boston Red Sox fan, Lee enjoys playing golf and tennis in his spare time. He lives in Westchester with his wife Jessica, and their two children.
NatGeo explains the 7 ways climate change is affecting your life
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Weather or Not: Lee's Thanksgiving travel and parade forecast
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The apple of discord: How climate change is biting into orchard crops
One of the treasures of the Tri-State region is our apple farms, but climate change is a growing threat. Lee Goldberg explains how in the latest episode of "Weather or Not."
Weather or Not: How you can fight climate change
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Former FDNY firefighter-turned-teacher returns to NYC to run first TCS NYC Marathon
Chris Tempro is one of 50 educators chosen to be a part of "Team TCS Teachers" in this year's TCS NYC Marathon.
Running, eating and weather! Lee's guide to Marathon Sunday
A coach tells Lee Goldberg that marathon runners think about three things: running, eating and the weather! But will we have Goldilocks weather on Sunday?
They're here! The race to stop the spotted lanternfly's spread
They're colorful, they're pretty, and they're quick. But this spotted lanternfly has got to go. On "Weather or Not," Lee Goldberg explains what we all need to know to stop this invasive bug.
Mosquitoes at Christmas? Warmer, wetter weather extends skeeter season
Mosquito season keeps getting longer, and our expert explains why - and what we can all do to help reduce this itchy problem.
Shady divide: Lack of shade shines light on inequality in a warming America
On a warming planet, the divide between rich and poor leaves many at risk. We're talking, simply, about shade. Shade, from the heat of the sun.
Weather or Not: Smoky skies explained
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