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: warm and mainly dry locally with foggy mornings possible this week

  First Alert Forecast: warming trend to kick off the new week

  First Alert Forecast: a picture-perfect Autumn weekend in store

  First Alert Forecast: Delta’s remnants to bring heavy showers and storms Sunday

  First Alert Forecast: late-weekend indirect impacts possible for the Cape Fear from Delta

  First Alert Forecast: showery start, but sunshine to dominate the week ahead

  First Alert Forecast: crisp fall feel, risk of showers growing for opening October weekend

  First Alert Forecast: unsettled end to September with Fall blast set for October’s arrival

  First Alert Forecast: unsettled weather to wrap up September

  First Alert Forecast: crisp fall days arrive ahead of season’s official start

  First Alert Forecast: fall like pattern setting up over SE NC as Tropics remain hyperactive

  First Alert Forecast: tracking the Tropics, shower chances and cooler temps

  First Alert Forecast: risk of weekend storms, but cooler temps are on the horizon

  First Alert Forecast: back to work tracking active weather locally and abroad

  First Alert Forecast: ending a hot streak as pleasant weather sticks around through Labor Day

  First Alert Forecast: chance for storms as temps start sliding toward Labor Day

  First Alert Forecast: chance for storms as temps start sliding toward Labor Day

  First Alert Forecast: Tropical Depression Fifteen forms off southeast coast, September to start off summery

  First Alert Forecast: hot end to August with marginal storm chances

  First Alert Forecast: remains of Laura to bring quick storm chance this weekend

  First Alert Forecast: remains of Laura to bring quick storm chance this weekend

  First Alert Forecast: Marco makes landfall, storms and heat to end August

  First Alert Forecast: clouds and a few showers locally, Laura and Marco journey into the Gulf of Mexico

  First Alert Forecast: Seasonably summery and tropically active late-August weekend in store

  First Alert Forecast: Tropical Storm Laura and “future Marco”... are they threats?

  First Alert Forecast: tropics come alive as storm chances linger to close the week

  First Alert Forecast: a cool & calm start to the week following storm chances Sunday

  First Alert Forecast: Tracking Josephine, Kyle and an active local forecast

First Alert Forecast: steamy sun intervals with chances for cooling storms

  First Alert Forecast: sticky heat and seasonable storm chances this weekend