Al Roker misses Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, however is on the mend



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Al Roker missed his first Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 27 years as he recovers from a well being scare.

The famed “Today” meteorologist not too long ago shared that he had been hospitalized after a blood clot in his leg traveled to his lungs.

“After some medical whack-a-mole, I am so fortunate to be getting terrific medical care and on the way to recovery,” Roker wrote on his verified Instagram account. “Thanks for all the well wishes and prayers and hope to see you soon.”

It saved Roker from his conventional co-hosting of the annual parade alongside along with his “Today” colleagues Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb.

NBC meteorologist Dylan Dreyer stuffed in for Roker on the occasion on Thursday and fielded a name from President Joe Biden and first woman Jill Biden, who inquired about how Roker was doing.

Dreyer informed them her colleague is doing “great.”