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

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

  First Alert Weather Day for soaking rain Thursday

Photobombing Space X Satellites put on a show

  First Alert: A few strong to severe storms possible Friday afternoon

Lyrid Meteor Shower: A free show in the skies while stuck at home

Snow still possible late Tuesday night west of RVA

  First Alert Weather Day: Rain likely, SEVERE THREAT DROPPING.

  Traveling for Thanksgiving? Here’s what to expect weather-wise

  Halloween Tornado Watch: First Alert Weather Day this evening

  First Alert Weather Day: Severe storms possible Tuesday afternoon

  First Alert Weather Day: Mid-week record heat

  Drought conditions worsen in Virginia

Humberto upgraded to hurricane strength

  First Alert Weather Day: Strong afternoon storms possible

  Tracking Dorian: Southeast Virginia blasted with wind, rain, surge, but not much in Richmond

  First Alert Weather Day: Severe storms possible Tuesday evening

  First Alert Weather Day: Storms with damaging winds possible

  First Alert Weather Day: Severe storms possible Wednesday afternoon/evening

  First Alert Weather Day: Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10pm 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