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  • Blog issues

    Janice Dean | Meteorologist

    Hi All!

    I had some issues with the Blog over the last few day.  It’s up and running now, and I promise to have a new post up shortly.  Sorry for the inconvenience!


  • Cooking with Friends: Pasta Barnych

    Janice Dean | Meteorologist

    Hi everyone!

    We’ve got a pretty quiet weekend in weather.  It’s still very hot over the southern plains and lower Mississippi Valley, while a cool down moves into the Western U.S.

    Heavy rain will continue in Florida, and we’ll have to watch the Eastern Atlantic for possible tropical development courtesy of a stalled front that could spawn a system off the coast later this week.

    In other news, my husband and I were invited on Fox and Friends “Cooking with friends” segment last week.  Sean was so nervous, but I he did so well, I wanted to share it with all of you:

    And by the way, the recipe is marvelous, and you can find it here:

    Have a great weekend everyone!


  • #KellyFile: Ann Romney's book about Multiple Sclerosis

    Janice Dean | Meteorologist

    Hi All

    I know this is a weather blog, and it’s hardly been about weather lately!   Thanks for allowing me to post other things I’ve been doing.

    I did a segment with Megyn Kelly last night about a mean reporter with Media Matters that made fun of a book Ann Romney was writing about living with MS.  As you all know, I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 10 years ago and am very open about the illness.  So you can imagine how upset I was when someone made jokes about Mrs. Romney writing about her experience.  Here’s the clip if you have a moment to take a look:

    Meanwhile, the WEATHER!

    The heat is going to break tonight for the Midwest, Ohio Valley and Northeast.  We’ll still be sticky across the South and Southeast.

    A few isolated severe storms are possible across the Mid-Atlantic, interior Northeast, and Central Plains, with damaging winds and some hail as the primary threats.

    Flash flooding is also possible with heavy downpours from eastern Colorado into the Central Plains.

    Oh, by the way — on Thursday my husband Sean and I will be “Cooking with Friends” on Fox and Friends, so hope you can tune in to see one of his famous Firehouse dishes!


  • Freddy on Fox and Friends!

    Janice Dean | Meteorologist

    Hi everyone!

    We had a great launch day yesterday with my Freddy the Frogcaster Friends on the couch.  Here are some pictures, and the segment incase you missed it!

  • Weekend weather and why its important to prepare before the storm

    Janice Dean | Meteorologist

    Hi everyone!

    I’m gearing up for a busy week of Freddy promotion, and I wanted to pass along an Op Ed that I wrote for about why it’s important to prepare now while the weather is quiet for hurricane season.   This is why I continue to write children’s books to get kids talking about how they can get their home weather ready with my friend Freddy!  Let me know what you think.  You can click on the article HERE

    Meanwhile, taking a look outside this weekend, hot temperatures return to the Northern and Central US with heat advisories up for several states.

    A storm system moving through the eastern U.S. will bring showers and thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic:

    Some of the storms could product heavy rain and flash flooding. Strong to severe storms will be a risk tomorrow across portions of the Midwest, the Ohio and TN Valleys with mainly hail and damaging winds.

    A system in the Northwest will bring the risk for flooding, but will help firefighters battles wildfires in the area.

    Have a great weekend everyone.  I’ll be on Fox and Friends in the 8am hour on Monday with some Freddy Fans to kick off the new book, and I hope you’ll join us!


about this blog

  • Janice Dean joined FOX News Channel in January 2004 and currently serves as Senior meteorologist. She is a member of the American Meteorological Society and was awarded the AMS Seal of Approval in 2009. Dean is the author of the forthcoming children's book, "Freddy the Frogcaster" (Regnery Kids) which will be published in August. You can also follow Janice on Twitter.