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Mike Thomas Profile
Mike Thomas is an American meteorologist who is currently working at FOX 5 News. At the station, he serves as a weekday morning meteorologist at FOX 5 starting from 4 to 6 a.m
Mike Thomas Age
Thomas has not revealed the date, month, or year he was born. However, we will update this information as soon as it’s available.
Mike Thomas Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Mike Thomas Family
Thomas has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Mike Thomas Wife/Girlfriend
Thomas is in a relationship with his girlfriend Sherbear Angel. He likes to keep his personal life private hence, he has not disclosed any information about his relationship status. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Mike Thomas Career
After graduating from DeMatha Catholic High School, Mike attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County where he double majored in mathematics and physics before wrapping up his degree in Atmospheric Sciences, and Meteorology at Penn State University in 2012. His first experience with FOX 5 came in the summer of 2011 when he took a weather internship under the guidance of Tucker Barnes and Tony Perkins. After graduation, he took a job with Commodity Weather Group in Bethesda, MD.
Where he focused on learning forecast techniques, weather model analysis, extended range, and seasonal forecasting. Furthermore, in Forecasting and advising commodity traders and other meteorologists on the New York Stock Exchange, Mike’s forecasts were featured in various articles from USA Today, MSNBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, and Reuters. Mike got his start in television when he joined the FOX 5 Weather Team in the summer of 2014 as a part-time weekend morning meteorologist. In the fall, he joined the team full-time, reuniting with his old mentor Tucker Barnes. Mike applies his weather knowledge each morning by writing the morning forecast. Moreover, he builds the vast majority of weather graphics you see on the show each day.
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Keeping often complicated weather patterns viral and fun, he went viral in 2015 when he fashioned song lyrics from Taylor Swift and Madonna into weather forecasts. Mike Thomas’ fascination with the weather started at a young age. Growing up in the small Prince George’s County town of Beltsville, MD. Mike vividly remembers the EF3 tornado that tore through the city of College Park, damaging his elementary school at the time. His drive to understand the disaster took him on the meteorology path.
A part of the FOX 5 Morning Team for the first eight years of his career, Mike covered anything from hurricanes to tornado outbreaks. Additionally, he covered blizzards with the great Blizzard of 2016 a favorite highlight of his career. He also filled in with occasional field reporting, traffic, and “Good Day DC” appearances. Mike was promoted to evening meteorologist in the spring of 2022. To fill the void left by longtime FOX 5 Chief Meteorologist Sue Palka. He writes regularly on fox5dc.com as well and is the Mid-Atlantic’s “Weather Champion” for the FOX Weather Network.
During his free time, Mike spends most of his time at his home in Columbia, MD with his golden retriever Sid. In 2016, he was voted as one of the “Top Eligible Bachelors” in Baltimore Magazine. An avid sports fan, he regularly attends local sporting events and continues to play lacrosse, hockey, and volleyball. His passions include learning about technology, history, skiing, hiking, and traveling. A nerd at heart, he loves to learn anything about absolutely everything. Furthermore, he is passionate about sharing that knowledge with others.
Mike Thomas Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at FOX 5 News.
Mike Thomas Net Worth
Thomas has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as a Meteorologist.
Mike Thomas Social Media Platforms
Thomas is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 13.6k followers on Twitter, 2.1k followers on Instagram, and 11k followers on Facebook.