SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — She’s back!

Storm Team meteorologist Kate Thornton returned from maternity leave the Wednesday before Thanksgiving to a warm greeting from Nicole Sommavilla and Ryan Dean.

Kate and her husband Erik welcomed their third daughter Hannah to the family back in mid-August.

Kate returns to her spot on The Morning News and NewsChannel 9 at Noon.

Storm Team meteorologist John DiPasquale returns to NewsChannel 9 Weekends.