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Violet Scibior

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.

Title: Meteorologist
vscibior@wktv.com

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.

Recent Posts by Violet Scibior

Frost in June is harmful for orchards in bloom

Some areas saw frost Sunday night into the first meteorological day of summer on Monday, which is harmful for orchards in bloom.

Car/horse accident in Ava

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 Sunday

Near record cold temperatures are expected Sunday and Sunday night, with the chance for frost outside of the Mohawk Valley.

Friends, co-workers say goodbye to nurse retiring after 47 years

A nurse of 47 years at Faxton - St. Luke's Hospital has retired today with a big celebration.

Hazy, hot, and humid this week

Temperatures soar to near 90 degrees on Tuesday, staying in the 80s all week with high humidity.

Planting tips for Memorial Weekend

Advice from local experts about starting a garden and growing your own food.

Beautiful weather this week

Dealing with rain on Monday, then beautiful weather for the rest of the week with sunshine and warmer temperatures.

Oneida County Public Market Opens

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.

Arrests made in armed robbery

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.

Amber Alert: 9-year-old from Clifton Park has been located

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.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 376208

Reported Deaths: 30236
CountyConfirmedDeaths
New York City20594021782
Nassau407972132
Suffolk402391918
Westchester338541389
Rockland13297655
Orange10484444
Erie6359549
Dutchess3984142
Monroe3117230
Onondaga2329149
Albany1941112
Ulster171177
Sullivan140931
Putnam127060
Niagara109970
Oneida107758
Schenectady70630
Broome60552
Rensselaer49728
Saratoga49614
Columbia41134
Madison32315
Warren25628
Orleans24741
Steuben24641
Greene24218
Washington24013
Fulton21924
Ontario2199
St. Lawrence2072
Genesee2055
Tompkins1670
Chemung1372
Tioga13422
Chenango1335
Wayne1223
Livingston1217
Herkimer1153
Oswego1123
Cayuga982
Clinton974
Chautauqua974
Montgomery964
Cattaraugus925
Wyoming885
Delaware844
Jefferson750
Otsego735
Seneca610
Schoharie510
Allegany510
Cortland410
Yates396
Essex380
Franklin230
Lewis200
Schuyler120
Hamilton50
Unassigned00
Utica
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