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.
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.
Those attending the Inauguration tomorrow will need the wet weather gear with rain arriving in the Washington D.C. area around noon.
The winter season brings an assortment of weather to the Delaware Valley, and forecasting what will fall is quite complicated.
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 Storm Prediction Center has issued a ‘Slight Risk’ of severe weather.
After severe thunderstorms impacted the Delaware Valley last Sunday and again this past Wednesday, the threat for severe weather returns this weekend.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for the entire Delaware Valley until 10 p.m. this evening.
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.
Our first major snow storm this season continues to bring in some impressive numbers both with snow totals and wind gusts.
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.
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