Gabe Ross

Gabe Ross

Forecaster

Wilmington, NC

Gabe Ross Joined the WECT team in 2015, working behind the scenes as the News Operations Manager. But he’s no stranger when it comes to weather forecasting.

A second-generation broadcaster and former Ohio Valley NATAS board member, Gabe worked as a reporter and weather forecaster close to home in Athens and Zanesville, Ohio; covering everything from snow and ice storms to tornadoes- In some cases, just weeks apart.

Following his time on air, Gabe returned to his alma mater, Ohio University, where he worked with undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in broadcast journalism, meteorology and sports.

Outside of work, you can find Gabe around town at the gym, the beach or working the independent wrestling scene.

You can contact Gabe via email at gabeross@wect.com Or connect with him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Awards:

  • AP Award for Breaking News 2010 - Tornado Aftermath
  • Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Award - Best Educational Series "Spaced out: A Cosmic Scene Undefeated in my Professional Wrestling career"

Education:

  • Ohio University, Bachelor of Science in Video Production; Coralary in Journalism & Film

Recent Articles by Gabe

  First Alert Forecast: shower chances return Monday, drier and mild trend to come

  First Alert Forecast: sunny and chilly Sunday, shower chances return Monday

  First Alert Forecast: a sunny but chilly weekend ahead

  First Alert Forecast: chilly and dreary Valentine’s Day, rainy but warmer for the new week.

  First Alert Forecast: Cuddle up! Expect a chilly and dreary Valentine’s Day weekend.

  First Alert Forecast: a brief break in an active weather pattern

  First Alert Forecast: showers give way to clearing skies Sunday

  First Alert Forecast: shot of showers mid-weekend

  First Alert Forecast: soggy and mild end to the work week

  First Alert Forecast: drier but quite chilly to open February

  First Alert Forecast: a soggy end to January

  First Alert Forecast: from sunny and frigid to mild and dry

  First Alert Forecast: unsettled pattern, big temperature swings for January’s final week

  First Alert Forecast: sunny and chilly weather continues, big changes ahead

  First Alert Forecast: sunny and wintry cold weekend ahead

  First Alert Forecast: wintry temps to start the week, growing rain chances to close

  First Alert Forecast: breezy and bright ahead of a mid-week warming trend

  First Alert Forecast: a blustery and chilly Saturday in store

  First Alert Forecast: strong front to bring rain, slice temps

  First Alert Forecast: rain odds set to grow late Friday

  First Alert Forecast: rainy and cold Monday night, but drying out soon after

  First Alert Forecast: seasonably chilly start to the new week, rain odds rising soon.

  First Alert Forecast: dry and wintry cold weekend in store

  First Alert Forecast: mild temperatures and showers coming to an end Sunday

  First Alert Forecast: unsettled first weekend of 2021, clearing to come

  First Alert Forecast: mild and rainy start to 2021

  First Alert Forecast: mild and rainy end to 2020

  First Alert Forecast: trending warmer and unsettled to ring in 2021

  First Alert Forecast: dry for now, but trending turbulent toward the start of 2021

  First Alert Forecast: dry and mild days leading up to New Year’s Eve