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

  Forecast: Monday PM Downpours, Tuesday Isaias Impacts

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

  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