The primary source of weather information for Philadelphians is Llarisa Abreu. Many don’t leave their homes in the morning until they get the weather update from her. But now, Llarisa Abreu is leaving CBS 3 News for her next career adventure. CBS 3 viewers now have many questions since the announcement and are particularly intrigued to find out if she is also departing the city. Here’s what the meteorologist said about her exit from CBS 3 News.
Llarisa Abreu’s Education and Career
Llarisa Abreu graduated from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, with a degree in broadcast journalism and earned a second degree in meteorology from Mississippi State University. She gained work experience as an intern reporter at NBC News in Miami.
Abreu’s first job in the broadcast industry was with the AccuWeather TV network. There, she predicted everything from hurricanes to the terrible tornadoes that ripped across the central and southern United States in 2014.
In 2017, she became the weekend weather anchor with NBC 7 San Diego. Abreu bagged her first Emmy Award while working in California for outstanding team coverage of the devastating 2017 Lilac Fire. Also, she was nominated as 2018’s best meteorologist in the city by The San Diego Union-Tribune.
Llarisa Abreu to Leave CBS 3 News
Before joining CBS 3, Llarisa Abreu was the weekend weather anchor and principal weekday fill-in at KNSD-TV’s NBC 7 San Diego. She became part of the CBS 3 morning news team in February 2020.
Philadelphia embraced Abreu, and she became a part of its residents’ daily routine. But now, the meteorologist has announced her departure from the station. Llarisa Abreu is leaving CBS 3, and her last day at the station is February 17, 2023.
The meteorologist has not revealed details about her next move but has promised to share them soon. Abreu has also hinted at leaving Philadelphia for her next career move.