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

  • Coastal Flooding Tonight
    Minor coastal flooding is possible tonight along the Southwestern Connecticut shoreline. A Coastal Flood Advisory is in effect from 10pm to 1am in Fairfield County. An easterly wind at high tide will...
  • The Heatwave Is Over!
    Saturday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather
  • Heatwave Update
    As of noon on Tuesday our "unofficial" heatwave became "official" with the third straight day at or above 90 degrees. Most of Connecticut can now claim a heatwave, but for our records, we look at two...
  • Six Day Heat Wave Has Begun
    Sunday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Heatwave has officially begun - Heat Advisory for most of CT - More dangerous heat and humidity all week - Temps finally break and showers...
  • Longest/Strongest Heat Wave Of 2013
    Saturday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Dangerous heat wave on the way - Temps in the 90s - Heat Index above 100 degrees for much of next week
  • Unsettled Saturday, Big Heat Wave
    Friday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Clouds & showers Saturday...but still mainly dry - More sun Sunday - Longest and strongest heatwave possible next week
  • Lower Humidity But More Rain
    Thursday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Confirmed tornado. Confirmed microburst. - Unsettled next couple of days - Heatwave returns next week
  • More Storms Then Relief!
    Wednesday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - A look back at two possible tornadoes and a lot of wind damage - Another round of storms Thursday...one early, one late - Nice weekend...
  • Hotter & Drier Holiday Weekend
    Tuesday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - More rain possible Wednesday - Heat Wave For The Holiday Weekend - Mainly Dry Thu-Sun...Only A Few Pop-Up Storms
  • More Humidity, Rain. Holiday Improvements.
    Sunday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Record-setting heat out west - More humidity and storms here on the East Coast - Changes may finally arrive just in time for the holiday...
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