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

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    Heat and humidity will stick around for the weekend, but bigger changes are on the way next week.

  2. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Heat, humidity, showers and storms continue

    Above average temperatures are set to continue until the end of the upcoming weekend ... cooler air arrives Monday.

  3. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: warm and humid rest of week, scattered storms

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  4. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Rain and cool temps Thursday, warmer weekend ahead

    Areas of heavy rain will overspread the mid-Atlantic Thursday.

  5. Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Cooler and less humid air on the way

    Comfortable weather returns to the forecast - at least until the weekend.