Michael Smith

michael smith web smile headshot Michael SmithMichael Smith is a CBS4 meteorologist.

Michael is a recipient of the American Meteorological Society’s Seal of approval (AMS). He forecast weekend morning and evening weather for WPLG-TV prior to joining CBS4.

A native of Atlanta, Smith says he has always had a fascination for the weather. His career as a meteorologist began at Mississippi State University where he earned a degree in Geosciences with an emphasis in Broadcast Meteorology. During his last semester at MSU, Michael landed his first on-air weather job, working weekends at WABG in Greenville, Mississippi.

He then had the opportunity to become Chief Meteorologist at WHNS-TV, in Greenville, S.C., where he spent six years forecasting the weather for western North Carolina and parts of Georgia and South Carolina.

Smith earned an Emmy for Best Newscast, and earned the title Best Weathercast from the Radio Television News Director Association of the Carolinas. He was also voted Best Television/Radio Personality by readers of Greenville’s local newspaper.

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On Thursday, CBS4 Meteorologist Michael Smith hitched a ride with Tropic Ocean Airways to experience and document the relief they are providing the storm-struck areas of the Bahamas.  
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CBS4 Meteorologist Michael Smith Hitches Ride For Bahamas Relief

On Thursday, CBS4 Meteorologist Michael Smith hitched a ride with Tropic Ocean Airways to experience and document the difference they are making in the storm-struck areas of the Bahamas.


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South Florida Getting Ready To ‘Chill Out’

A stretch of South Florida warmth will come to an end as the next cold front moves through for the weekend.

CBS Miami–01/23/2015


Warming Trend Heading Into The Weekend

Another chilly start across South Florida–but expect a pleasant warm up heading into the weekend.


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Quiet 2014 Hurricane Season Comes To An End

Tis the end of hurricane season! November 30th marks the official end of the Atlantic basin hurricane season.



Mix Of Sun & Clouds With Some Showers Saturday

Expect a mix of sun and clouds on Saturday with some passing showers possible.



Rainy Now, Sunny & Cooler Weekend

It’s finally Friday but the end of the week is not bringing an end to the rain just yet.


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Another Dreary Day On Tap For South Florida

Tropical Depression #9 is history. That however doesn’t mean the rain is gone. In fact, Thursday’s forecast is a bit tricky and wet.

CBS Miami–10/23/2014

Fins Forecast 9/20

Weekend Weather Is All About Timing

The weekend kicks off with a decent start! It’s all about “timing!”


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Sunday Weather Forecast Is Looking Good

If you’re outdoors, the Sunday forecast is looking good.



Tropical Disturbance Movement Means Less Rain For Florida

The tropical disturbance that slowly meandered across South Florida on Friday, continues to move away from us, and is now in the Gulf of Mexico. As this feature, moves away, the rain and storm chance diminishes and the sun, cloud weather mix is back in play! As the sunshine increases during the afternoon hours on Saturday, a few storms may fire up, but widespread coverage is not expected.



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