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.
Some areas saw frost Sunday night into the first meteorological day of summer on Monday, which is harmful for orchards in bloom.
At 10:30pm on Saturday, driver Billie Joe Caporilli hit a horse and passenger Derek Still was taken to Rome Memorial Hospital.
Near record cold temperatures are expected Sunday and Sunday night, with the chance for frost outside of the Mohawk Valley.
A nurse of 47 years at Faxton - St. Luke's Hospital has retired today with a big celebration.
Temperatures soar to near 90 degrees on Tuesday, staying in the 80s all week with high humidity.
Advice from local experts about starting a garden and growing your own food.
Dealing with rain on Monday, then beautiful weather for the rest of the week with sunshine and warmer temperatures.
The Oneida County Public Market is set to open Saturday May 16th, from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Utica Union Station REA wing.
New Hartford Police say two of four suspects they've been looking for have been arrested in connection with a very violent armed robbery in the parking lot of the McDonald's in Washington Mills.
State Police say the Amber Alert issued Friday morning for an Albany area boy was found and is safely back home with his mother this morning.
County data is updated nightly.
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