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Vanessa Richards is a meteorologist on the WETM-18 Storm Team.
You can watch her forecasts weeknights at 5pm, 6pm, and 11pm on WETM-18 News and at 10pm on 18.2.
Reported by: Vanessa ...
Reported by: Vanessa Richards
...Vanessa joined NBC3 Weather Plus in November of 2007 as a meteorologist.She was born and raised in Moravia, New York and is pursuing her B.S. in Meteorology at SUNY Oswego.She will receive her degree this coming May.Vanessa
has spent time in the Midwest chasing tornadoes and severe storms.She
enjoys the challenge of forecasting all types of weather, from lake effect snow to tornadoes.When Vanessa
is not forecasting, she
loves to spend time playing with her
cats, watching movies, being outdoors, and relaxing with her
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Vanessa received her B.S degree in Meteorology from SUNY Oswego and is no stranger to the changeable weather of this area.
grew up in a small town just south of Syracuse and has spent her
whole life watching the seasons change and the weather activity here in Central New York.
passion for weather was fueled by her
fascination with tornadoes from a very young age.
dream to see a tornado when she
spent a few weeks in â€œTornado Alleyâ€ chasing with her
fellow classmates at SUNY Oswego a few summers ago.
plans on making many more trips to chase!
is not forecasting the weather, she
loves to be outside hiking, running, or relaxing.
spends much of her
free time with her
husband Matt and their two cats Fergie and Floopie!
But first, local residents will have ...
But first, local residents will have to suffer through a hot, humid conclusion to the work week, said Vanessa Richards, WETM Channel 18 News meteorologist.
"We have a cold front that's pretty much on our doorstep, but it's taking its sweet time getting here," Richards
"So it'll still be very humid (today), and we'll be on the cusp of 90 degrees."
By the afternoon and evening, however, rain showers and thunderstorms will rumble through the area, and will continue through Saturday morning.
After the storms blow through, temperatures will fall and the humidity will drop, Richards
"Saturday will be the real difference," she
"We're talking low 80s, so it will feel significantly better."
Sunday should be fairly pleasant as well, with a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures in the mid-80s, Richards
Thursday marked the fifth day in a row of temperatures above 90 degrees.
The last time that occurred locally was in June 2008, Richards