Lee Goldberg  | ABC7 WABC News Team
Lee Goldberg is Chief Meteorologist for Channel 7's Eyewitness News First@4 and Eyewitness News at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00. He joined the Eyewitness News Weather Team in 1996.

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.

Lee's Stories
Historic celebrity cars on display at the 2024 New York International Auto Show
It's no secret that celebrities can afford the best of the best, but this exhibit proves that has been true for decades.
Will winter -- and snow -- make a comeback? | Listen Weather or Not podcast
A last surge of cold weather -- that could last weeks -- is on the table. Here's how it could play out.
Sharks in New York-area waters: What you need to know | Weather or Not
But what exactly is going on with sharks in area waters this summer, and how concerned should we be about them? Lee Goldberg and an expert on marine life break it down for us.
Will it be a cool summer? Here's the 'Weather or Not' long-range forecast
Summer has begun, so does that mean relentless heat and humidity are about to crank up? Maybe not. Lee Goldberg explains in our new "Weather or Not."
Air quality emergency may not be a one-time episode | Weather or Not with Lee Goldberg
Even as the skies clear and the Air Quality Index improves, we are confronted with so many questions about our future when it comes to smoke in the sky. Lee Golberg and his expert guest break it down for us.
Weather or Not with Lee Goldberg | Is NYC sinking under the weight of its skyscrapers?
A new study suggests NYC is sinking as much as one to two millimeters per year.
Boston Marathon bombing: Eyewitness News reflects on the 2013 attack
Eyewitness News Chief Meteorologist Lee Goldberg and reporter Jim Dolan reflect on their experience witnessing and covering the Boston Marathon bombing.
Weather or Not: Spring has sprung and so have allergies
What pairs with a nice, temperate day, filled with blue skies and flowers in bloom? Allergies, of course.
Weather or Not: How the lack of NYC snow will shape our spring outlook
Now that spring is here, what will the lack of snow mean for our regional reservoir system as the high-consumption summer months draw closer?