Mike Russ is Oklahoma Weather Tracker TV's Lead Storm Tracker and Operations Manager. Mike has lived in Oklahoma since his toddler years. He originally lived in Cordell, OK. until October 9th 2001 when a strong F-3 tornado destroyed his family's home, relocating them to Weatherford OK. and strengthened his love of Oklahoma weather. Mike is an operation Iraqi freedom, and operation new dawn war veteran of 4 years. Mike has been chasing weather since 2007, and has seen some of the world's craziest weather including ice storms, blizzards, haboobs, sand storms, severe thunderstorms, and tornadoes. He brings many years of experience to our team and along with his chase partner Jesse Elizondo. Together they will continue to track Oklahoma's ever changing weather and keep Oklahoman's updated on Oklahoma Weather Tracker TV.