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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    Beautiful weather will continue for one more day, a cold front threatens to bring showers and thunderstorms Tuesday.

  2. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Beautiful Easter Sunday, storms possible by Tuesday

    No need for an umbrella this Easter Sunday, but a pair of sunglasses would make a fine substitute. Highs will be in the 60s.

  3. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Strong cold front this week, record lows possible

    After a beautiful weekend, big changes are on the way. A strong cold front will bring falling temperatures and periods of heavy rain.

  4. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Warm and beautiful weekend ahead, cooler next week

    Warming temperatures through this weekend but cooler weather around next week.

  5. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Don't let a rainy day and Monday get you down, warmer temps soon

    Low pressure will bring cool temperatures and periods of rain across the mid-Atlantic Monday. Highs will only be in the 50s.