Steve Rudin ABC7 Meteorologist

Steve Rudin

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.

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.

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

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1100 Wilson BLVD, Suite 601 Arlington, VA 22209

Recent Stories

  1. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Cold start to the weekend, warming trend follows

    Grab a hat, scarf and gloves - you will need to find a way to keep warm Saturday.

  2. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Another round of cold air on the way

    Colder air will swoop across the area overnight and stick around into part of the upcoming weekend.

  3. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Wamer Thursday with late day showers and thunderstorms

    A push of warm air Thursday won't last long, a strong cold front is poised to move our way Thursday evening.

  4. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Warm and sunny Saturday, cooler by Sunday

    The weekend is here and Saturday looks like a winner!

  5. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Wet snow Friday morning, biggest impact in the mountains

    A potent weather maker will bring a mixture rain and snow Friday morning inside the Beltway.