Meteorologist Lauren Casey, a Pennsylvania native and Rutgers graduate, joined CBS 3’s Eyewitness Weather team in September, 2015.
Lauren came to CBS 3 from sister station WCCO-TV in Minneapolis where she has been the weekend meteorologist since 2011. Previously, she was the morning meteorologist at WINK-TV in southwest Florida. She began her broadcast career in Macon, Georgia where she honed her severe weather forecasting skills covering everything from hail to tornadoes.
Lauren was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, but considers South Jersey, where her Mom and Grandparents live, her home. She is a 2006 graduate of Rutgers University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology. While at Rutgers, she interned with the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, News Jersey and at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia.
Lauren holds the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation by the American Meteorological Society. She especially enjoys sharing that knowledge with children and adults and has taught a weather course for Florida Gulf Coast University’s Renaissance Program as well as hosted workshops for children..
In addition to weather, Lauren has a love of the outdoors. She has shared the back-country trails of Glacier National Park with grizzly bears, and she has trekked through parks of Zion, Grand Teton and the Grand Canyon.
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A large swath of precipitation is presently overspreading the area. Expect steady rainfall for much of the overnight with times of heavy rain and embedded thunderstorms.
After two days of sunshine, the upcoming weekend will feature two shots at more snow.
Expect several shots at snow over the next few days.
A powerful nor’easter is set to impact the Delaware Valley tonight through much of the day Tuesday.
Snow squalls will locally reduce visibility and contribute to addition snowfall accumulation.
A more potent storm system will impact the East Coast this weekend with the potential to bring measurable snow to parts of our area.
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Cold, Canadian air, typical the winter season will remain entrenched across the Delaware Valley through next week.
Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for the entire area overnight until 10am on Sunday. Expect widespread visibilities of less than 1/4 mile.
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Expect a low temperature of 14° in the city by early Monday morning, with single-digit lows in the northwest suburbs, Lehigh Valley and Poconos.
Overnight, low temperatures will plunge into the teens across the area.
When the snow wraps up, expect final storm totals of up to 10 inches of snow or more in some parts of the region.
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Snow showers will commence across the area after midnight with a period of steady snow probable in Philadelphia from 4am to 7am.
The coldest of the cold will be felt early Friday morning.
Only minor snowfall accumulations expected with Sunday’s system with an inch or two possible in the higher elevations though a period of rain and snow mix .
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The strong wind threat has been reduced as well though gusts to 45 mph remain possible through Labor Day.