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Michael Lowry is Hurricane Specialist for WPLG-TV, the ABC affiliate in Miami, Florida. He has 20 years of experience in tropical weather research, forecasting, and emergency management, including as senior scientist with the National Hurricane Center.
Michael's wide breadth of experience also includes his role as Hurricane Specialist and Tropical Program Lead for The Weather Channel, where he guided a national audience through countless landfalling hurricanes. Prior to joining WPLG in his current position, Michael was an official with FEMA, where he directed response plans for disasters across the southeastern United States.
He holds a B.S. and an M.S. in meteorology from Florida State University.