Dallas Meteorologist Readies for Retirement

By Andrew Gauthier 

Uncle Barky’s Bytes

CBS11/TXA21 meteorologist Mike Burger has announced his retirement from broadcasting just five months after marking his 40th year in the business.

Burger, who joined the D-FW stations in 2000, earlier had spent seven years as Dallas-based Fox4’s head meteorologist before leaving the station in 1996 for a four-year stint at Orlando’s WKMG-TV.


Burger had signed a two-year contract with CBS11/TXA21 in March of this year. He couldn’t immediately be reached for comment, but said in a statement, “To say I have been a lucky man is an understatement. More…