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

  Thursday Forecast: A COLD start leads to a sunny, cool and breezy day

  First Alert: Freeze Warnings in effect west of I-95 Wednesday Night

  First Alert Weather Day: A few gusty showers/storms today

  Forecast: Cool, breezy and sunny Today, weekend looking good

  Thursday Forecast: A few morning showers, then partly sunny

All clear: Severe storm risk fizzles on Sunday evening

  Friday Forecast: Sunny, Windy and COLD

  First Alert Weather Day: Severe weather watches issued for southern Va.

  Severe Weather: The Difference Between a Watch and a Warning

  First Alert Weather Day: Icy conditions remain Friday evening

  First Alert Weather Day: Over 280k customers without power as ice storm moves through Central Va.

  First Alert Weather Days: Snow likely overnight, could mix with sleet

  First Alert: Frigid blast delayed until late next week

  First Alert Weather Day: Winter storm pulls away from Virginia

  First Alert Weather Day: Snow could cause slick roads tonight into Thursday AM

First Alert: Slim chance of snow for Central VA

  First Alert: Rain likely across Central Virginia to ring in 2021

First Alert Weather Day: Strong storms likely on Christmas Eve

Jupiter and Saturn will create ‘Christmas Star’ effect during Winter Solstice

What caused these gorgeous ice formations on cars?

  First Alert Weather Day: Snow is falling for Monday morning commute

  James River in moderate flood stage through Saturday

First Alert Weather Day: Heavy rain, storms causing flooding/school delays & closures this AM

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