Andrew Freiden

Andrew Freiden


Andrew Freiden is NBC12's morning meteorologist. He was born in Blacksburg and raised in Reston. Andrew graduated with a degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Virginia. He came to NBC12 from Roanoke.


  • Lots of Reader's Choice Awards in local publications
  • An Emmy
  • VAB award for Outstanding Effort by a Meteorologist


  • University of Virginia

Recent Articles by Andrew

Delta downgraded to a Tropical Depression

Mars: Shining bright on its closest approach in years

  First Alert Weather Day: Heavy rain, strong storms possible Tuesday Evening.

  Forecast: Warm and mainly dry Monday, heavy rain likely Tuesday into Wednesday

  First Alert Weather Days: Flash Flood Watch in effect through Friday evening

  Thursday Forecast: First Alert Weather Day for Heavy rain and a flash flood watch

  There is only 1 more name left on the 2020 Tropical Storm/Hurricane List

  Forecast: First Alert Weather Day for heavy rain potential

  Forecast: Rain likely for the next few days and it could be heavy

First Alert Weather Day Saturday: Severe threat drops as Laura’s remnants pull away

Laura made landfall overnight as a Category 4

Saturday Flash Flooding in Chesterfield County

NWS service confirms 2 more tornadoes in Virginia, bringing total to 6

First Alert Weather Day: Isaias leaves behind damage as it races away

Two days of extreme heat and humidity

Tracking the Tropics: Hanna makes landfall as 2020′s first Atlantic hurricane

  Forecast: ANOTHER Heat Advisory day, with likely showers and storms

  First Alert Weather Day: Strong storms again possible Thursday

First Alert Weather Days for hottest temperatures of the year

How to see Comet Neowise

  Forecast: Hot and dry, with rain chances inching up this weekend

  First Alert: Watching a tropical system Thursday

Update: What we know about the Saharan Dust headed to Virginia

More strong storms possible Tuesday

  First Alert Weather Day: Heavy rain, gusty winds possible Thursday afternoon & evening

  Forecast: First Alert Weather Day for mid 90s heat

The stubborn weather pattern that just won’t quit

  Tidal flooding coast, flash flooding western VA, plus river flooding this week

First Alert Weather Day: Freeze Warnings expanded to include all of metro Richmond

How to protect your plants from a freeze