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: 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

  First Alert Forecast: temperatures moderate Sunday, stormy start to 2021

  First Alert Forecast: brief snap of cold ahead of next rain-making system

  First Alert Forecast: mild and unsettled start to the week with up and down temperatures to come

  First Alert Forecast: rain chances ramp up as the weather remains mild

  First Alert Forecast: mild and mostly dry this weekend

  First Alert Forecast: mainly dry and mild through the early weekend

  First Alert Forecast: risk of raindrops as chilly weather holds

  First Alert Forecast: sunny and cool Sunday; shower chances grow briefly

  First Alert Forecast: sunny, breezy and dry weekend in store

  First Alert Forecast: windy, rainy, stormy overnight, sunny and dry weekend to follow

  First Alert Forecast: gusty showers linger early ahead of potent cold front

  First Alert Forecast: dynamic storm system to bring gusty storms tonight

  First Alert Forecast: mainly calm & comfortable weekend; another round of storms coming Sunday night

You can still help those hit hardest by this year’s hurricanes during the holidays

  First Alert Forecast: Temps mild but trending cooler through Thanksgiving weekend

  First Alert Forecast: mild temps as a few showers ease in into the fold

  First Alert Forecast: mild and mainly dry weekend, Thanksgiving Day rain chances growing