Steve MacLaughlin

Steve MacLaughlin is now a meteorologist at ABC affiliate WTAE in Pittsburgh, P.A.

Steve grew up in New Jersey and joined News 8 in January of 2011. He has worked at WPIX in New York City, WPHL in Philadelphia, KXAS in Dallas and at The Weather Channel in Atlanta. Early in his career he was a weather producer at NBC New York and "The Today Show," but his first on-air job was at News 12 Connecticut.

MacLaughlin graduated with honors from Rutgers University in 1998 and received the American Meteorological Society Television Seal Of Approval in 1999. Steve has been nominated for five Emmy Awards including "Best Weathercaster" three times. He has won two Emmys and a "Best Weathercast" award by the Associated Press.

Latest Articles

  • Taste Of Fall Tonight And Friday
    - Coldest spots tonight into the 30s - Coolest spots Friday only in the 60s - Warming up for the weekend - Another cold front Sunday brings another cool-down Monday
  • Taste Of Fall This Week
    - Cold front #1 today...strong storms done, humidity falling - Cold front #2 Thursday...big drop in temperatures - Cold front # 3 shot of fall-like air  
  • Summer Makes A Comeback
    Sunday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Still unsettled on Monday - Lots of sun for the rest of the week - Midweek temps near 90 degrees - Cold front should bring us back to...
  • Unsettled Monday And Tuesday
    Sunday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Scattered storms Monday - Widespread rain Tuesday - Beautiful beginning Wednesday
  • Good Sweat = No Sweat
    As of 2pm on Monday, August 5th, our dew points in CT are as low as 42 degrees. This is what we consider "off-the-charts" for summer in the Northeast. It feels amazing! And besides feeling great, when...
  • Amazing Monday, Then More Rain
    Sunday Evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Amazing Monday - More rain for much of the week - Should be drying out for next weekend
  • Scattered Showers Sunday
    Saturday Evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather
  • Timing Out Tonight's Rain
    Sunday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Cold front tonight - Showers, storms and some heavy downpours - Showers end Monday morning - Lower humidity and beautiful Tuesday and...
  • Humid And Unsettled Sunday
    Saturday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather
  • Most-Refreshing Air Of The Summer?
    This summer has had its share of hot temperatures, cooler temperatures and rain...but the one thing that seems to be constant is a lot of humidity. Of course, the humidity peaked last week at the same...
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