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Vanessa Murdock


Vanessa Murdock is a member of the First Alert Weather Team, covering weekend evenings.  

Vanessa has been with CBS New York for over a decade, forecasting major weather events including Super Storm Sandy, Tropical Storm Ida and plenty of Nor'easters.  When Vanessa isn't working on a weather forecast, she can be found in the community. Vanessa loves meeting viewers and sharing their stories.

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Vanessa was born and raised on Long Island in the small town of Center Moriches on a street named after her great-grandparents. She graduated from Center Moriches High School and went on to receive her Bachelor's in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Rochester then earned her Master's in Meteorology from Penn State. She's called New York, Australia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and New Jersey home. She lives in the Garden State with her husband, two daughters and their Shih-Tzu, Teddy.

Vanessa loves adventuring in the great outdoors, has a strong aversion to litter and loves looking out for our planet.  She's a one-and-done marathoner, but still runs regularly. 

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