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: steamy sun and storms expected through the weekend

  First Alert Forecast: typical early August pattern continues locally as tropics settle.

  First Alert Forecast: tropics settle, focus shifts to typical summer storms

  First Alert Forecast: eyes on Hurricane Isaias... a brush, at the very least, is likely

  First Alert Forecast: Heat Advisory issued for Tuesday, tracking activity in the Tropics

  First Alert Forecast: temperatures turning up with fewer chances for storms

  First Alert Forecast: temperatures turning up with fewer chances for storms

  First Alert Forecast: seasonably hot and stormy for final July weekend

  First Alert Forecast: Storm odds set to grow as temperatures trend briefly cooler this weekend

  First Alert Forecast: Heatwave continues, storm odds to spike this weekend

  First Alert Forecast: heaping helping of sweltering, small side of storms

  First Alert Forecast: July heat reigns supreme with higher storm chances ahead. . .

  First Alert Forecast: hot temps continue as storm chances tick up

  First Alert Forecast: temps staying up, storm chances perking up

  First Alert Forecast: plenty of heat and storms in the days ahead

  First Alert Forecast: heat, humidity, and storm chances continue

  First Alert Forecast: Carolina heat builds as Fay targets Mid Atlantic

  First Alert Forecast: Carolina heat builds as Fay targets northeast U.S.

  First Alert Forecast: heat to fade with more storms

  First Alert Forecast: Storm chances set to grow as temperatures cool off

Tropical Depression Five forms in the Western Atlantic

  First Alert Forecast: hot and mainly dry July 4th, rain chances growing soon

  First Alert Forecast: hot and mainly dry July 4th holiday

  First Alert Forecast: modest rain & storm chances as June comes to a close

  First Alert Forecast: growing rain & storm chances as June comes to a close

  First Alert Forecast: hot times as we wrap up June amid a touch of desert dust

  First Alert Forecast: summery with a side of Saharan dust

  First Alert Forecast: hotter summer days ahead

  First Alert Forecast: trending more unsettled and cool in the days ahead

  First Alert Forecast: storms for some, unseasonably cool for all