Mike LaPoint is Channel 6 The Weather Authority’s Chief Meteorologist, forecasting the weather weekdays at 5, 6, and 10 p.m.
Mike joins Channel 6 The Weather Authority's team of meteorologists making it the largest weather team in the region. He is excited to bring viewers the most accurate, complete weather information on air and online.
Mike joined Channel 6 The Weather Authority in February 2013, but he's no stranger to the Heartland. He grew up in Lawrence, Kansas, and his wife is from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
An accomplished meteorologist, Mike has earned the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal from the American Meteorological Society (AMS). He won a regional EMMY, and has been honored with several distinctive television awards.
Prior to joining WOWT, Mike studied and forecast weather in Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Oklahoma City, Cedar Rapids, Yakima, and Topeka. He holds a degree in Atmospheric Science from the University of Kansas and continues updating his education through the American Meteorological Society. Mike and his family are very excited to be back home in the Midwest.