WCCO's Lauren Casey leaving Twin Cities for Philadelphia station


Local WCCO meteorologist Lauren Casey is heading east.

Casey, who joined the Twin Cities station in August of 2011, according to her bio, will take a job at a CBS-owned Philadelphia TV station, the Star Tribune's C.J. reports.

Colleagues have also been tweeting about the news.

The East Coast isn't foreign to Casey. She went to Rutgers University in New Jersey, and interned at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia (an NBC affiliate), her bio says.

She's described as an avid hiker, and also has an Etsy shop called CloudNine.

Naturally, fans of Casey took to Twitter to congratulate her.

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