It is with great shock and sadness that we report fellow Expert Senior Meteorologist, Vice President and General Manager of AccuWeather, Inc. Television Network, Ken Reeves has passed away.
Ken is survived by his wife Raychel, his parents, a brother and a sister. Ken and Raychel were married in October 2011.
He died as a result of a tragic accident, which occurred at his home in Lemont, Pa., Sunday afternoon, March 25, 2012.
Ken had been with AccuWeather 29 years, since he graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 1983 with a degree in Meteorology.
According to Barry Lee Myers, Chief Executive Officer of AccuWeather, Inc., "Ken was a person of great energy, was liked by all and will be greatly missed."
As a friend and fellow colleague, he will be greatly missed.
Ken was always willing to offer his expertise on dramatic and controversial weather issues.
According to Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and President of AccuWeather, Inc., "Ken contributed to the success of the company in many ways over the years."
All of our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Ken was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and graduated from Abington High School in 1979.
By Alex Sosnowski, expert senior meteorologist.
A new storm with snow will move in over Philadelphia Saturday, capturing the Arctic air that moved in recently. Slippery travel is forecast for a time.
The coldest air of the season so far is settling in around New York City. A new storm will move in this weekend and tap into part of the cold air.
This weekend will feature snow showers and icy conditions for Minneapolis.
While the official start to winter is still days away, the cold, icy and snowy weather across most of the United States would indicate otherwise.
Another winter storm is on the way for the mid-Mississippi Valley, but areas hit hard by the recent ice storm will be spared the worst.
The holidays are a very busy time for firefighters and emergency medical personnel who deal with seasonal-related fires, falls and other emergencies.
Netarts, OR (2001)
80 mph wind gust.
Kansas City, MO (1992)
2.68" of rain.
Los Angeles, CA (1878)
Los Angeles 30 degrees "considered" lowest ever in December there.