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

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    Warmer air will overspread the mid-Atlantic this weekend - but bigger changes are on the way.

  2. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Chilly start Friday, mountain lows in the 40s

    Cooler temperatures are on the way for the end of the work week, but what about the weekend?

  3. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Cooler air by end of work week, warmer this weekend

    A cold front will bring added clouds and a push of slightly cooler air by Friday.

  4. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Cooler and less humid Friday, showers return Saturday

    A cold front will bring a shot of cooler and less humid air Friday - keep your umbrella handy for Saturday football games.

  5. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Strong storms possible late Thursday

    Big changes are on the way! Heat and humidity will return Thursday followed by a powerful cold front.