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

  • Hazy, Hot, Humid! Heatwave?
    Sunday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Hazy, hot & humid - Inland heatwave - Isolated storms next couple of afternoons - Better chance of rain late week into the weekend...
  • Heat, Humidity, Storm Chances Going Up
    Saturday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Temperatures going up - Humidity going up - Storm chances each afternoon the next few days - Inland areas might have an official heat...
  • Showers & Storms Monday-Tuesday
    Sunday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Isolated storms late Monday - Scattered showers & storms late Tuesday - Beautiful Wed-Sat - Summer begins Friday at 1:04am
  • Unsettled Late Sun-Tue
    Increasing clouds for Father's Day Late Day Storms More Storms Monday Best Chance Of Rain Tuesday
  • Flooding Rain Returns To CT
    Sunday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Showers and storms Monday into Tuesday - Heaviest rain Monday night and Tuesday morning - River and flash flooding likely by the Tuesday...
  • Beautiful Sunday, Unsettled Week
    Saturday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Beautiful Sunday - Rain arrives Monday - Rain sticks around most of next week - Should be drying out for next weekend
  • The Science Behind Tornado Alley
    I originally posted this article last week as we were watching in shock at another deadly round of tornadoes in the nation's mid-section. We now know that the El Reno tornado was an EF-5 and is estimated...
  • Dew Point Down, End Of Heat Wave
    For those of you that watch my weathercasts on News 8 or that have read previous articles I have written here on WxEdge, you may know that I am obsessed with Dew Point. This often mis-understood number...
  • Storms, Downpours, Much Cooler
    Sunday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - Cold front tonight  - The heat wave is ending - Storms with heavy downpours tonight - Showers continue Monday - Cooler, Less Humid,...
  • Severe Storms Ahead Of Cooler Temps
    Saturday evening video forecast discussion from @stevemacweather - More heat and humidity for Sunday - Severe storms and heavy rain late Sunday into Monday - Much cooler, less humid air by Tuesday
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