Steve Rudin ABC7 Meteorologist
Steve Rudin has been forecasting the weather for the District, northern Virginia and Maryland for nearly 20 years. Prior to joining the ABC 7 Stormwatch Team, he worked at WUSA in Washington, D.C. and WMTV, the NBC affiliate in Madison, Wisc. His clear and accurate weathercasts air weeknights during ABC 7 News at 11 and NewsChannel 8 News at 10. Steve has also been a substitute weather anchor for ABC’s top rated Good Morning America.
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.
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.
Heat and humidity will stick around for the weekend, but bigger changes are on the way next week.
Above average temperatures are set to continue until the end of the upcoming weekend ... cooler air arrives Monday.
Keep an umbrella handy over the coming days - scattered showers and thunderstorms will dot radar.
Areas of heavy rain will overspread the mid-Atlantic Thursday.
Comfortable weather returns to the forecast - at least until the weekend.