Violet Scibior is the StormTracker 2 Weekend Meteorologist for the NEWSChannel 2 Weekend Today and NEWSChannel 2 Weekend at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.
She joined the StormTracker 2 team in July 2019, after graduating from SUNY College at Brockport in 2019 with a Bachelor's degree in Meteorology and a minor in Broadcasting. In 2018, she previously worked as a meteorology intern at Spectrum Bay News 9 in Tampa, Fla. Violet also worked as a meteorology intern at WKTV News Channel 2 in 2014.
Violet loves meteorology and has a passion for it. Her favorite type of weather is severe thunderstorms, and she is dedicated to forecasting and tracking them. Her specialty is in microscale meteorology and small-scale interactions. She pays close attention to detail and strives for perfection.
Violet was a competitive figure skater. She went to National Showcase USFS for her showcase routine in 2014. She qualified for nationals by winning first place in her division and again in the final championship round at the Mohawk Valley Classic Meyda Tiffany Showcase Competition.
Violet also enjoys scuba diving across the globe, and has her PADI Open Water Diver certification. Her hobbies include traveling around the world, hiking, running and arts.
Violet spends a lot of time with her cat Barry, a blue mitted Ragdoll, whom she adores.
The Harried Housewife shares her recipe for Halloween Crispy Treats.
After a record warm Friday, much cooler air moves in for the weekend and sticks around throughout next week.
Governor Cuomo gives the green light for ski slopes to open but there will be restrictions.
Much needed rain arrives Monday and continues for the next few days as an active weather pattern sets up.
I'll explain why leaves are change their color and why they are falling off the trees faster this year.
The weather is getting cooler as we head into fall, and it's time to check your furnace before winter arrives.
The Rome Fire and Police Departments gave back to the community by helping out at a food giveaway in Rome on Monday, September 28th.
Just before 8:00am this morning, September 27th, a serious accident occurred in Fairfield where the road is shut down.
I'll explain why we are experiencing summer-like weather this weekend and the big change we're expecting towards the end of the week.
A Drought Monitor is in effect for portions of our area this month due to abnormally dry weather.
County data is updated nightly.