Gabe Ross

Gabe Ross


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 Or connect with him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


  • 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"


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

Recent Articles by Gabe

  First Alert Forecast: trending drier and cooler as June begins

  First Alert Forecast: stormy weekend start with calmer finish, keeping eyes on the tropics

  First Alert Forecast: tropical end to May, but cooler as June begins

  First Alert Forecast: Summer vibes continue through the holiday weekend

  First Alert Forecast: Summery start to Memorial Day Weekend

  First Alert Forecast: trending drier through Memorial Day Weekend

  First Alert Forecast: heavy showers and storms continue through Friday

  First Alert Forecast: beautiful Mother’s Day in store

  First Alert Forecast: unusually cool but dry Mother’s Day weekend

  Downtown Sundown concerts delayed, organizers hopeful for mid-season return

  First Alert Forecast: summery start to the first full week of May

  First Alert Forecast: beautiful first weekend of May in store

  First Alert Forecast: storm chances near zero with more sunshine and mild temperatures

  First Alert Forecast: weekend to feature seasonable temperatures, low storm chances

  First Alert Forecast: few leftover showers Friday, watching for storm chance this weekend

  First Alert Forecast: Sunday features a sunny start and a stormy end

  First Alert Forecast: unsettled and stormy for the weekend

  North Topsail students adapting to school news production from home

  First Alert Forecast: Few Easter showers, strong storms Monday

  First Alert Forecast: cool and sunny Saturday, stormy Easter Sunday

  Cat rescue adapting to changes brought on by coronavirus pandemic

  First Alert Forecast: spring like start to the week, temperatures & rain chances to rise

  First Alert Forecast: sunny and dry for the weekend, rain chances return next week

  Officials warn of fire dangers during dry period in COVID-19 pandemic

  First Alert Forecast: a sunny, summer-like Sunday awaits

  First Alert Forecast: summery and sunny feel for the weekend

  Ocean Isle Beach-goers practice social distancing on the shore

  First Alert Forecast: abundant sun and summery temps to come

  First Alert Forecast: toasty temps on tap for the first full day of Spring

  First Alert Forecast: roller coaster rain chances as temperatures trend warmer