I started at FOX43 in August of 1999 as the weekend meteorologist. Now you can watch me alongside Jackie De Tore, Ali Bradley, Evan Forrester, and Todd Sadowski weekday during the 4pm, 5pm and 10pm shows on FOX43.

My career started in 1997 on the eastern shore of Maryland. I worked weekends for a couple of years. I freelanced at FOX45 in Baltimore and WUSA in Washington D. C. as much as possible. I worked part-time for 12 years at FOX43 before being offered the full-time Chief Meteorologist position in October of 2012.

In my spare time, I love to golf! I also enjoy running, the gym and reading. Fall is my favorite time of the year because of football and the colorful leaves we get to view. My newest hobby is trying new craft beers. Porters and stouts are my favorites! I also enjoy wine and the many vineyards between Pennsylvania and Maryland.

While I love forecasting, I also enjoy meeting people. I participate in many charity events, golf events and community events, allowing me the opportunity to meet the many fine folks of Central PA.

Feel free to email me at mpann@fox43.com or follow me on Facebook at facebook.com/maryellenpannfox43 or on twitter @MaryEllenFox43.

Recent Articles
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    Drier and mild with stubborn clouds for the start of the weekend, showers for the second half

    MILD DRY START TO THE WEEKEND Tonight, we are drying out after today`s showers. Clouds try to break up but remain stubborn through the weekend. And, fog develops tonight into the morning limiting visibility at times. Sunshine eludes us Saturday but we are still able to tap in on milder air in the lower 50s. An easterly flow sets up later in the day. This thickens the cloud cover overnight into Sunday. Low level drizzle may arrive Saturday night into […]

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    Enter your child into a weather safety PSA contest!

    Don’t let your children miss out!!! The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) is sponsoring a weather safety PSA contest for students in PA.   For more on the contests, click on the following link.  www.ReadyPA.org/Contest There is a video contest for grades 7-12, deadline January 31st, and a poster contest for grades 1-6. The deadline is March 7th. Cash prizes will be awarded!!

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    Expect a wet lunch hour

    GRAY WITH SHOWERS TO END WEEK Clouds quickly thicken back up overnight. We get through most of the morning rush before showers start to move in from the south and southwest. As a warm front lifts north, showers begin to spread across the area Friday. It is wet most of the mid-day hours before showers taper off leaving drier conditions for the evening. Rainfall amounts expected around a tenth of an inch.  Highs won’t budge much and remain in the […]

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    MaryEllen’s Weather Kids with Bella Deraco

    YORK TOWNSHIP, Pa. –Bella is 11 years old in 5th grade at Lancaster Country Day School. She’s been an equestrian rider for the last 2.5 years. She LOVES animals!!! She has 6 cats, a dog, a horse, a rat and a gerbil. Due to her love of animals she wants to be a vet when she gets older. She also really enjoys art and anything crafty. Want to become one of MaryEllen’s Weather Kids? Enter here -> http://fox43.com/WeatherKids-Entry (Must be in grades […]

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    Sunshine and mild temperatures for Thursday

    NICEST DAY OF THE NEXT FEW It’s mild and dry with high pressure in control Thursday. Sunshine finally emerges too.   There are only a couple of days in the next 7, where we will need the sun glasses.   Morning lows begin in the middle 30s and temperatures should recover to the lower 50s under brighter skies. Clouds quickly approach Friday as a warm front lifts into the area. Showers could arrive as early as lunchtime. So Friday afternoon and […]

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    Aside from a spotty shower, Wednesday is mainly dry and mild

    ISOLATED SHOWER OR TWO, AND MILD Cold front sags south early Wednesday. A lingering shower or two can’t be ruled out but with high-pressure building in, we are drying out through the afternoon. As the breeze kicks in a bit, drier air spilling in brings increasing peaks of sunshine later in the day. Temperatures are mild near 50 Wednesday, Thursday is even milder in the lower 50s with more sunshine and dry weather. Our next system is lifting up from […]

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    Scattered showers possible Tuesday

    KEEP THE UMBRELLA HANDY! It’s a wet Tuesday with widespread showers for much of the day. During the early morning, there is a small chance for isolated icy spots but mainly along our northern counties. Most morning lows are above freezing so any icy areas would be brief and isolated to the north. Temperatures slowly climb to the lower 40s, despite showers keeping the area wet.  We may see rain totals approach a .25″.  A lingering shower or two is […]

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    Gusty and cooler Friday

    BREEZY AND CHILLY FRIDAY A few isolated showers are possible this evening and temperatures remain very mild in the 50s. In fact, our high for Friday takes place after midnight hovering around the 50 degree mark. Then they plummet into the morning to the upper 30s and lower 40s. Temperatures during the afternoon are not able to budge much with a strong northwest wind keeping them at bay. Wind chills are in the 30’s so that is what you need […]

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    MaryEllen’s Weather Kids with Irelyn Verno

    YORK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Irelyn Verno is in 5th grade at North Hills Elementary School. Irelyn loves American Girl Dolls, singing, and acting in Church plays. When Irelyn grows up she wants to be a school principal.   Want to become one of MaryEllen’s Weather Kids? Enter here -> http://fox43.com/WeatherKids-Entry (Must be in grades 5-12. See the entry page for more details.)