Lauren Casey


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.


Weather: Multiple Chances For Snow To Hit Region Over Next Week

Cold, Canadian air, typical the winter season will remain entrenched across the Delaware Valley through next week.


Weather Blog: Fog And Rain On The Way

Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for the entire area overnight until 10am on Sunday. Expect widespread visibilities of less than 1/4 mile.



Breaking Down The Biggest Weather Events During Presidential Inaugurations

Those attending the Inauguration tomorrow will need the wet weather gear with rain arriving in the Washington D.C. area around noon.


Why Forecasting Winter Precipitation In Our Region Can Be Tricky

The winter season brings an assortment of weather to the Delaware Valley, and forecasting what will fall is quite complicated.


Weather Blog: When Will The Cold End?

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.


Weather Blog: South Jersey, Delaware Rocked By Winter Storm As Arctic Air To Persist

Overnight, low temperatures will plunge into the teens across the area.


Weather Blog: How Much Snow When It’s All Over?

When the snow wraps up, expect final storm totals of up to 10 inches of snow or more in some parts of the region.


WEATHER: Mother Nature, Santa Gift Us A Pleasant Christmas, But Rainy Christmas Eve

Lauren Casey breaks down the holiday weekend weather.


Weather Blog: Saturday Morning To Bring Wintry Mix

Snow showers will commence across the area after midnight with a period of steady snow probable in Philadelphia from 4am to 7am.


Weather: Temperatures To Continue Falling Friday As Arctic Air Invades

The coldest of the cold will be felt early Friday morning.


Wintry Mix of Snow, Freezing Rain Possible Sunday, Monday

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 .


CBS 3 STEM: The Science Behind The Cause Of Earthquakes

What is the science behind the cause of earthquakes?


The Best Time To Look For The Super Moon Of The Century

On Monday, we have the opportunity to witness an astronomical sight that last occurred 68 years ago.


Weather Blog: A Shift In Hermine’s path

The strong wind threat has been reduced as well though gusts to 45 mph remain possible through Labor Day.


Weather: Hermine Could Bring Significant Flooding, Winds To Our Shore

Your Labor Day weekend plans could be greatly impacted by Tropical Storm Hermine.


STEM: Local Expert Explains How ‘Firenadoes’ Form

An explanation of one of Mother Nature’s hottest phenomena, firenadoes.


Expert: Perseids Meteor Shower Will Make For ‘Wonderful Astronomy Evening’

For star gazers and all those alike, tonight’s sky is set to reveal a feast for the eyes.


STEM: Local Partnership Turns Tech-Savvy Kids Into Tech Creators

“It’s being able to be more of a creative entity rather that than just a consumer of things, they actually build and create things.”

CBS 3–07/28/2016

Slight Risk Of Severe Weather Today

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a ‘Slight Risk’ of severe weather.


Weather Blog: Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued

After severe thunderstorms impacted the Delaware Valley last Sunday and again this past Wednesday, the threat for severe weather returns this weekend.


Weather Blog: Severe Weather Alert

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for the entire Delaware Valley until 10 p.m. this evening.


Weather Blog: Many Locations Will Fall Below Freezing Overnight

Sunshine and temperatures near 40° today put some serious melt on our 4th biggest snowstorm on record, but all of that slush and standing water will lead to the threat of re-freezing tonight.


WEATHER UPDATE: Storm Moving Out

Our first major snow storm this season continues to bring in some impressive numbers both with snow totals and wind gusts.

CBS 3–01/23/2016

Steady Snow, High Winds And Near-Zero Visibility Expected Over Next Several Hours

Snow to continue heavy and steady overnight across the Delaware Valley. Winds speeds to increase dramatically by midnight with winds at 30 to 35 mph and gusts to 50 mph through tomorrow afternoon. Expect greatly reduced visibility, to near zero at times, due to blowing snow.


Hurricane Patricia: Strongest Hurricane On Record

Category 5 Hurricane Patricia in the eastern Pacific is now the strongest hurricane on record.


NASA Rocket Could Give A Show In The Sky

A NASA rocket launch early Wednesday night will likely create a interesting show in the sky along the Eastern seaboard, as Eyewitness News Meteorologist Lauren Casey shows us.



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