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California meteorologist says she is ‘going to be fine’ after fainting during live broadcast

Alyssa Carlson Schwartz / Instagram

Alyssa Carlson Schwartz / Instagram

Alyssa Carlson SchwartzAn award-winning meteorologist and former Mrs. California passed out on live television Saturday morning.

The CBS Los Angeles meteorologist was second on the 7 a.m. KCAL newscast with co-anchors Nichelle Medina and Rachel Kim, who introduced Carlson Schwartz shortly before. her eyes rolled back and she fell to the ground In a recording published by TMZ.

“Thanks for all the texts, messages and calls!” Carlson Schwartz wrote on his Instagram Story that afternoon. “I’m going to be fine!”

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A spokesperson for KCAL did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

Carlson Schwartz previously opened up about his miraculous recovery from a heart condition after he was diagnosed with a leaking valve in 2014 after another on-the-job health scare. He learned of the condition after he vomited during a broadcast on another station.

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“He told me that, ultimately, valve may need to be replaced, They didn’t know when it was going to get bad,” Carlson Schwartz recalled in 2018 to KGET Bakersfield, where she was chief meteorologist before joining KCAL in 2021.

She and her husband, attorney Neil Schwartz, then adopted a healthier lifestyle and welcomed a daughter named Aris. When their child was 9 months old, Carlson returned to the Schwartz hospital after experiencing more chest pains.

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“It comes back to that the valve actually started to heal itself. The stem cells from my baby started to heal my heart,” Carlson Schwartz explained then, while choking up.

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Carlson Schwartz served as President of the “Circle of Red” of the American Heart Association from 2017-2019, and that was crowned Mrs. California In 2018.

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