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: chances for developing showers and storms this weekend

  First Alert Forecast: 80 degree April days continue

  First Alert Forecast: warmer 80s on the way this week

  First Alert Forecast: freezing start but mild end to Easter weekend

  First Alert Forecast: unseasonable cold with another frosty or freezing night ahead

  First Alert Forecast: tracking showers, frost, and a gorgeous holiday ahead

  First Alert Forecast: mild and chilly temperature swings through Easter

  First Alert Forecast: mild and unsettled weekend in store

  First Alert Forecast: calmer winds, 70 and 80 degree temperatures not far away

  First Alert Forecast: winds relax as warmer temperatures return this week

  First Alert Forecast: chilly days to come as Winter comes to a close

  First Alert Forecast: what you need to know about Thursday’s severe risk

  First Alert Forecast: lucky break from the rain Wednesday, storm risk late Thursday

  First Alert Forecast: growing rain chances while running the temperature gambit

  First Alert Forecast: few showers Sunday, better rain chances ahead

  First Alert Forecast: a cooler yet seasonable weekend on tap

  First Alert Forecast: rain-free clouds tonight, “all systems go” for a warm Wednesday

  First Alert Forecast: chilly and frosty to sunny and mild as dry spell continues...

  First Alert Forecast: lots of dry time and sunshine, warmer temperatures to come

  First Alert Forecast: chilly and breezy, but rain-free this weekend

  First Alert Forecast: March delivers a chilly slap and showers for Wednesday

  First Alert Forecast: significantly cooler temperatures in store for Tuesday

  First Alert Forecast: another record run as February ends

  First Alert Forecast: a mild final February weekend

  First Alert Forecast: shower chances return Monday, drier and mild trend to come

  First Alert Forecast: sunny and chilly Sunday, shower chances return Monday

  First Alert Forecast: a sunny but chilly weekend ahead

  First Alert Forecast: chilly and dreary Valentine’s Day, rainy but warmer for the new week.

  First Alert Forecast: Cuddle up! Expect a chilly and dreary Valentine’s Day weekend.

  First Alert Forecast: a brief break in an active weather pattern