Steve Rudin ABC7 Meteorologist
Steve Rudin has been forecasting the weather for the District, Virginia and Maryland for more than 15 years. Prior to joining the ABC 7 Stormwatch Team, he worked at W*USA in Washington, D.C. and WMTV, the NBC affiliate in Madison, Wisc. His clear and accurate weathercasts air morning, noon and night on ABC7/WJLA-TV, NewsChannel 8 and can also be heard on WTOP Radio.
Through his popular Facebook page and Tweets, Steve provides thought-provoking tidbits about weather, current events and anything else that grabs his attention. Follow him @SteveRudinABC7.
A dedicated community member, Steve hosts events for worthwhile organizations, including Doorways for Woman and Families, the Jewish Community Center, the Air Force Cycling Classic, Calvery Woman’s Services, Sjögren’s Syndrom Foundation, Human Rights Campaign, Food and Friends and the Kennedy Center. He also regularly visits with school children as a mentor and community figure.
Steve was inspired to a career in meteorology by a lifelong curiosity of earth science and global travel. He earned a Bachelor of Science in geography and meteorology from Michigan State University, attended graduate school at the University of Michigan and did additional coursework in broadcast meteorology at Mississippi State University.
In high school he was an exchange student in Australia. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association and holds the Television Seal of Approval.
Off the air, Steve hangs out with his rescue dog, Gus, goes to the gym, travels, dabbles in photography, and debates politics with his sister. He is also an avid airplane geek and can often be seen watching them takeoff and land at Gravelly Point near Reagan National Airport.
A blast of cold air is on the way for the end of the work and school week, but a bigger storm may bring problems Sunday night and Monday morning.
Typical winter weather is here to stay - along with cold temps and chances for wintry mix.
Gusty winds will drop wind chills to the single digits by early Wednesday morning.
A strong coastal storm will lift away from the area overnight and bring clearing skies Tuesday.
High pressure will build across the area overnight and into Thursday.