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: gusty winds and showers to subside Sunday

  First Alert Forecast: gusty winds and showers to wrap the weekend

  First Alert Forecast: rain chances to rise heading into the weekend

  First Alert Forecast: gradual warming Veterans Day before chilly trend returns

  First Alert Forecast: chilly days and cold nights ahead of Veterans Day

  First Alert Forecast: a couple of big cold snaps are coming

  First Alert Forecast: Chilly air to start the week with gradual warming to come

  First Alert Forecast: first November weekend expected to be cool and crisp

  Let’s Play the Feud! ‘Family Feud Live’ comes to Wilmington Tuesday

  First Alert Forecast: humid, with spotty showers ending October

  First Alert Forecast: warm and wet pattern likely to close October

  First Alert Forecast: dryness holds Thursday, rain chances gel soon after

  First Alert Forecast: crisp autumn air returns to the Cape fear Region

  First Alert Forecast: Nestor remnants early Sunday with drier conditions prevailing

  First Alert Forecast: a quick visit from Nestor this weekend

  Nestor: What to expect in the Cape Fear Region

  Fall Foliage: Recent warmth may delay color changes in North Carolina

Dorian dismantled the Cape Fear drought but now it is creeping back

  First Alert Forecast: cooler and cloudy with clearing ahead

  First Alert Forecast: rain and storm chances to start the week

  First Alert Forecast: Fall temperatures, elevated rain chances to start the week

  First Alert Forecast: weekend heat relief has arrived!

  First Alert Forecast: cooler air so close, yet so far...

  First Alert Forecast: a run at a record high Sunday, cooler by week’s end

  First Alert Forecast: Summer heat having some staying power

First Alert Weather: Karen weakens, Lorenzo remains a monster

First Alert Forecast: Fall season off to a summery start

  First Alert Forecast: sunny Sunday in store, warmer temperatures returning

  Masters of Ring Entertainment to hold charity show Saturday

  First Alert Forecast: temperatures trend warmer this weekend