Michael Armstrong Biography
Michael Armstrong is an American Emmy award-winning meteorologist and weather producer working for KOCO 5 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He joined the station in June 2016. He previously worked as an instructor at Mid America Christian University.
Michael Armstrong Date of Birth / Birthday
Armstrong was born in Ponca City, Oklahoma. He manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not known when he celebrates his birthday and how old he is at the moment. Judging from his appearance, he might be in his 50s.
Michael Armstrong Measurements/Height
He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Michael Armstrong Partner/ Wife
Armstrong is married to his better half Kristen Armstrong. They reside in Edmond together with their children. He has not shared much information about their marriage.
Michael Armstrong Kids/Children
Armstrong and Kristen are proud parents of four children, two boys, and two girls. Their firstborn child is a girl, she is called Emily Armstrong. He has not shared the names of the other children.
Michael Armstrong Relatives/ Family
Armstrong was born and raised in Ponca City, Oklahoma. He manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether or not he has any siblings. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Michael Armstrong Schooling/Education
Armstrong attended the University of Arkansas in 1993 where he studied music and graduated in 1997. From there, he joined the University of Oklahoma, School of Meteorology in 1997 to pursue his career course. In 2000, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from the premier severe weather research program in the world.
Michael Armstrong Profession
Armstrong is a meteorologist and weather producer at KOCO 5 in Oklahoma City. He serves as an Executive Weather Producer and Field Meteorologist. Armstrong leads local coverage from the field in First Alert Storm Command when severe weather threatens Oklahomans.
He developed a love for weather at a very young age. While growing up, he use to relay thunderstorm warnings to his family via CB radio long before cell phones were in use. His family was often the first to arrive so they had a key to a local public storm shelter.
He has experienced the full range of Oklahoma’s weather from blizzards to severe storms. He began his meteorology career as a storm chaser in 1999. It was on May 3rd during the record-setting tornado outbreak. The four different supercell thunderstorms produced over 20 tornadoes and Armstrong helped provide Oklahomans with the warning about them. The crippling ice storms in 2002 and 2007, Tropical Storm Erin in 200, as well as the May 2013 Tornado Outbreaks, are also his memorable storms.
Prior to joining the KOCO 5 storm tracker team, he worked at Mid America Christian University as an instructor for two years and five months. He also provided meteorological analysis as an expert witness serving as a forensic meteorologist.
Michael Armstrong Income
Armstrong receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Michael Armstrong’s Net Worth
Through Armstrong’s career as a Meteorologist and Executive Weather Producer, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $ 1 million and $1.5 million.
His great individual work has been recognized and he has received several awards and honors. He has won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters.
Armstrong has received Heartland Emmy as well as the National Edward R. Murrow Award. His work has been seen nationally and internationally on The Weather Channel, the Discovery Channel, as well as NOVA.
Michael Armstrong Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Armstrong is active on his social media accounts. He has about 86k followers on his Facebook Page, about 14k followers on his Twitter account, and around 3484 followers on his Instagram account.