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: Hot and humid Wednesday, PM thunderstorms

    A cold front will approach the mid-Atlantic late Wednesday - look for showers and thunderstorms by evening.

  2. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Hot and humid air returns, midweek cold front

    Typical July weather has returned across the mid-Atlantic - added heat, humidity and a chance for thunderstorms.

  3. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Dry overnight, added clouds for the weekend

    Clouds will increase overnight and will stick around for much of the weekend. Highs will be in the 80s.

  4. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Warm and sunny Friday, increased humidity this weekend

    High pressure will continue to dominate our forecast tomorrow and into the upcoming weekend.

  5. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Comfortable overnight, sunny and warm Thursday

    Mainly clear skies overnight will bring September-like morning low temperatures Thursday morning.