Meteorologist Justin Drabick joined the CBS 3 and The CW Philly’s Eyewitness News weather team full time in July, 2010. Drabick has been working part-time at the station since April of this year.
Previously, Drabick worked as a meteorologist for WBOC, the CBS and Fox station on the Delmarva Peninsula. He was also chief meteorologist at WMDT, the ABC station in Salisbury, Maryland for five years.
Drabick is a 2004 graduate of Millersville University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology, with a minor in Environmental Geography. He has since brought that passion for meteorology back to the classroom by teaching a weather course at Salisbury University. Drabick is a member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). He holds the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) Seal from the AMS, which is regarded as the top accreditation in his field.
A native of Allentown, Drabick is married. His wife, Veronica, works for the federal government.
A weak storm system will move through early Tuesday morning bringing a round of snow.
Our latest round of snow has ended with amounts ending up as expected around 1-3 inches. Officially in Philadelphia, 0.6 inches was recorded, which puts us at 55.4 inches for the season and ties us for the number 3 spot for snowiest winters.
An arctic cold front moving through the Delaware Valley tonight continues to bring a period of steady snow.
A few weak disturbances will move through providing some scattered snow shower chances overnight.
As moisture arrives overnight, temperatures will be warm enough for rain, then change over to snow as the colder air filters south and east.
An active weather pattern returns for three storms setting up to impact the region this week.
The core of the arctic air mass has settled into the Delaware valley today. It wasn’t record cold but low temperatures did get down into the single digits in the suburbs and 12 degrees in Philadelphia.
Saturday’s clipper system that dropped around 2″ of snow across the region has bumped Philadelphia into the #4 slot for snowiest January.
The first clipper will come through late Wednesday with another cold front with a chance of a rain or snow shower early Thursday morning.
The first winter storm of the new year remains on track to arrive in the Delaware Valley on Thursday evening.
The storm has behaved as expected with the heaviest snow coming to an end early this afternoon.
The weather pattern remains very active and if you are a snow lover, you are loving the forecast.
A Winter Weather Advisory continues for the region into early Monday morning for sleet and freezing rain.
Snow and sleet accumulations of a coating to 1″ are possible for Philly and the N&W suburbs and 1-2″ for the Lehigh Valley & Poconos.
If you have travel plans for Thanksgiving either on the roads or in the sky, prepare for delays as a large storm will impact the eastern U.S. Tuesday & Wednesday.