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
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
In this latest episode of "Weather or Not," Lee explains how the smoke from fires nearly 3,000 miles away in the west impacts our air quality here.
Weather or Not: Lee Goldberg welcomes Brittany Bell to ABC7
In the latest episode of "Weather or Not with Lee Goldberg," our chief meteorologist offers a warm welcome to meteorologist Brittany Bell, the newest member of the Channel 7 Eyewitness News family!
Weather or Not: Heat, hurricanes and the long-range forecast
We live in a warming world and this summer season could be a scorcher. Plus, when it comes to tropical storms and hurricanes, we are in for another year of action. How are the two connected?
Weather or Not: Pandemic Pets
For a lot of families, the pandemic was the right time to adopt a pet. But now that we're on the road to reopening, what now?
Weather or Not: Discovery on Mars
Are there signs of life on Mars? Nasa's latest mission is determined to explore the possibility.
Weather or Not with Lee Goldberg: Episode 1 - Changing Climates
From extreme weather to this year's cicada rebirth to life on Mars -- there is so much more to weather than the forecast. Lee Goldberg explores it all in our new series, "Weather or Not."
Weather or Not: Brood X emerges
Experts say parts of the boroughs of NYC may hear the cicadas, but one area is expected to have the biggest and loudest results.
'Rising Risk' docuseries examines alarming predictions about New York City flooding
When Superstorm Sandy hit in 2012, it changed everything New York City thought it knew about storms. The storm left behind a trail of damage that put climate change into sharp focus.
Accuweather Alert: Ready for Winter special examines long range, climate change
WABC's Accuweather Alert: Ready for Winter special examines long range forecast for winter, and looks at how climate change is impacting communities in New York and New Jersey.