Steve Rudin ABC7 Meteorologist

Steve Rudin

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.

 

Contact Steve

WJLA
1100 Wilson BLVD, Suite 601 Arlington, VA 22209

Recent Stories

  1. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Below average temps continue for rest of week

    Today was the coolest day since June 21st - when we hit 75 for a high. Warmer weather is on the way.

  2. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: mid-September temperatures for the end of July

    Cooler and less humid air will filter across the mid-Atlantic from the northwest. Highs Tuesday will be near 80 degrees.

  3. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Hot and humid weekend, thunderstroms likely

    Summer heat and humidity will make a big comeback this weekend as highs push the 90 degree mark.

  4. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Hot and humid air set to return this weekend

    Skies will slowly clear overnight as cooler air settles in from the northwest. Hot weather returns for the weekend.

  5. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Cold front set to bring lower temps and humidity

    A cold front will bring slightly cooler temperatures and a noticeable humidity drop Thursday.