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: seasonably cool temps to close out January

  First Alert Forecast: clearing conditions for Get Fit With 6 Race and Wellness Expo

  Fitness, Fishing and Fantasy: See what’s happening this weekend

First Alert Forecast: moderating temperatures, eventual rain chances

  First Alert Forecast: few showers then cool and dry start to the week

  First Alert Forecast: shot of cold air arrives, another stronger one for MLK Day

  Get Fit With 6: the turning point that ‘lit a fire’ to get healthy

  First Alert Forecast: warm & unsettled with times of dense fog

  First Alert Forecast: warm & unsettled for days ahead

  First Alert Forecast: mild, unsettled pattern to linger for days

  First Alert Forecast: sunshine and seasonable temps return

  First Alert Forecast: after a record high, the first rain event of 2020 ahead

  First Alert Forecast: A shot at a record high Friday as rain chances increase

First Alert Forecast: cold start but trending warmer for holiday travel

  First Alert Forecast: cold start but trending warmer for holiday travel

First Alert Forecast: Frigid temperatures to close out the work week

  First Alert Forecast: eventual sunshine with a sharp drop in temperatures

  Your First Alert Forecast: sunny and dry Sunday ahead, gradual warming to come

  First Alert Forecast: showers to push through Saturday morning, drier for remainder of weekend.

  First Alert Forecast: shower chances growing, temperatures to surge soon

  First Alert Forecast: roller coaster temps and shower chances late in the weekend

  First Alert Forecast: Soggy start to December

  First Alert Forecast: cool and mainly dry to wrap up November

  First Alert Forecast: seasonably cool into the weekend, rain chances spike Sunday

  First Alert Forecast: Sunny days ahead for Thanksgiving travel

  First Alert Forecast: Few opportunities for showers Saturday, heavier rain Saturday night

  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