Mike Fairbourne Through The Years

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Mike Fairbourne
Mike Fairbourne in the late 1970s reports on a Tornado Watch.
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Mike Fairbourne, Dave Moore
Dave Moore with Mike Fairbourne in the late 1970s.
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Mike Fairbourne
Mike Fairbourne uses chalk to write down the temperatures.
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Mike Fairbourne, Dave Moore
Dave Moore with Mike Fairbourne in the late 1970s.
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Mike Fairbourne in 1970s
One of Mike Fairbourne's early weathercasts from the late 1970s.
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Mike Fairbourne
Back in the day, there wasn't a green screen but a weather board that needed to be updated and changed often. Looks like Mike Fairbourne is reporting in the summer.
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Mike Fairbourne
Mike Fairbourne discussing the weather in the late 1970s.
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Mike Fairbourne
Mike Fairbourne weathercast in 1980.
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Mike Fairbourne and Dave Moore
Dave Moore introduces Mike Fairbourne during the first newscast in the then new and now current WCCO building in 1983.
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Mike Fairbourne Weather Center
Mike Fairbourne in the Weather Center at the old building.
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Mike Fairboune in 1983
Mike Fairbourne doing his first weathercast in the then new and now current WCCO building in 1983.
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Mike Fairbourne
Mike Fairbourne reporting from the "new" weather center in 1983.
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Mike Fairbourne in 1983
A screengrab of Mike Fairbourne from the intro for the newscast in 1983.
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Mike Fairbourne 1987
Mike Fairbourne in 1987.
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Dave Moore, Cindy Hilliger and Mike Fairbourne
Dave Moore, Cindy Hilliger and Mike Fairbourne in 1990.
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Mike Fairbourne
Mike Fairbourne using Nexrad weather radar.
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Mike Fairbourne
Mike Fairbourne doing the weathercast live at Henry High School.
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Mike Fairbourne
Mike Fairbourne in the 1980s.
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Mike Fairbourne 80s Open
A screen grab of Mike Fairbourne from the newscast opening in 1989.
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Mike Fairbourne
Mike Fairbourne reporting the weather in the late 1990s.
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Mike Fairbourne
Eventually, the weather moved away from the chalkboard to the green screen, seen here with Mike Fairbourne.
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Mike Fairbourne, Pat Miles and Don Shelby
Mike Fairbourne, Pat Miles and Don Shelby in the mid-1980s.
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Don Shelby, Colleen Needles and Mike Fairbourne
Don Shelby, Colleen Needles and Mike Fairbourne in the late 1980s.
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Mike Fairbourne
Mike Fairbourne in the mid-1980s.
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Mike Fairbourne
Mike Fairbourne is the newscast opening from the mid-1990s.
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Mike Fairbourne 4 Winter Storm
Mike Fairbourne reporting on a winter storm in the early 1990s.
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Mike Fairbourne 1980s
WCCO-TV headshot of Mike Fairbourne from the 1980s.
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Mike Fairbourne 1981 Parade
Mike Fairbourne (far right) on a WCCO-TV float during a parade in 1981.
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Mike Fairbourne 1990
A shot sheet of Mike Fairbourne from 1990.
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Mike Fairbourne 1994
A promotional photo of Mike Fairbourne from 1994.
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Mike Fairbourne 1994
Mike Fairbourne 1994
A WCCO-TV headshot of Mike Fairbourne from 1994
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Mike Fairbourne 1994
A proof sheet from a photo shoot with Mike Fairbourne in 1994.
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Mike Fairbourne Headshot
A WCCO-TV headshot of Mike Fairbourne from the 1990s
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Mike Fairbourne 1995
A WCCO-TV headshot of Mike Fairbourne from 1995.
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Mike Fairbourne 1999
A WCCO-TV headshot of Mike Fairbourne from 1999.
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Mike Fairbourne
A recent WCCO-TV headshot of Mike Fairbourne.
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Matt Baylow, Rebecca Kolls, Paul Huttner And Mike Fairbourne Shot Sheet
A shoot sheet of meteorologists Matt Baylow, Rebecca Kolls, Paul Huttner and Mike Fairbourne.
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Paul Huttner, Bud Kraehling, Mike Fairbourne And Matt Baylow
Meteorologists Paul Huttner, Bud Kraehling, Mike Fairbourne and Matt Baylow.
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Bud Kraehling, Mike Fairbourne And Matt Baylow
Meteorologists Bud Kraehling, Mike Fairbourne and Matt Baylow.
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Brian Gotter, Paul Douglas, Christine Clayburg and Mike Fairbourne
Meteorologists Brian Gotter, Paul Douglas, Christine Clayburg and Mike Fairbourne.
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Matt Baylow, Rebecca Kolls, Paul Huttner And Mike Fairbourne
Meteorologists Matt Baylow, Rebecca Kolls, Paul Huttner and Mike Fairbourne.
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Matt Baylow, Mike Fairbourne And Bud Kraehling
Meteorologists Matt Baylow, Mike Fairbourne and Bud Kraehling.
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Bug Kraehling, Mike Fairbourne
Bug Kraehling and Mike Fairbourne at WCCO-TV's 50th anniversary celebration.
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50th Anniversary Celebration For WCCO-TV
Nancy Nelson, Bill Carlson, Mike Fairbourne and Bud Kraehling signing autographs at the 50th anniversary celebration for WCCO-TV.
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WCCO-TV 50th Anniversary Celebration, Mike Fairbourne
Bud Kraehling, Nancy Nelson, Bill Carlson, Mike Fairbourne and guests at the 50th anniversary celebration for WCCO-TV.
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