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

  First Alert Weather Day: One more day of high heat, severe storm potential Monday

New state program will foot the bill if you plant the trees

  First Alert Weather Day: Severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m.

  First Alert Weather Day: Afternoon, evening downpours possible

  Storm threat ends for Wednesday evening

  First Alert Weather Day: Severe storms end after causing flooding, tree damage

  First Alert Weather Day: Temperatures soar into the 90s again

  First Alert Weather Day: Record-setting heat possible Sunday

  Parts of Virginia under a severe thunderstorm watch

  4 easy steps to see radar more clearly on the NBC12 Weather App

  Severe weather threat moves out of Central Virginia

  First Alert Weather Day: Tornado, Severe Thunderstorm Warnings issued throughout area

  Chances of a frost or freeze dwindling in Central Virginia

After overnight storms, National Weather Service needs your storm reports

  Tornado threat over in Central Virginia

First Alert Weather Day: Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued

  Cold start to March, snow possible in Virginia

  First Alert: Wintry mix changes to rain for Wednesday afternoon

  First Alert: Louisa schools delayed; ice possible north, west of Richmond

  Big time warm-up arrives for this week

  First Alert Weather Days: Bitter cold for Thursday and Friday

Forecast: Arctic blast coming soon

Government shutdown slows repair of National Weather Service radar in Wakefield

  First Alert Weather Day: Turning windy and bitterly cold Sunday

  Sunday storm headlines: Light rain/freezing rain through the afternoon

Forecast: Cold and windy with a weekend snow on the way

  First Alert Weather Day ends with heavy rain pushing 2018 to #2 in yearly precipitation

  First Alert Weather Day: Heavy rain likely late Thursday through early Friday

Forecast: 2 more dry days before more heavy rain arrives

  First Alert Weather Day: More Rain Saturday