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October 27, 1978 |
|Education||Florida State University
University of Florida
|Occupation||Meteorologist for The Weather Channel|
Stephanie Abrams (born October 27, 1978) is an American on-camera meteorologist, based in New York City for The Weather Channel, a 24-hour American cable television weather channel. She currently co-host's "On The Radar", Wake Up With Al, and Morning Rush and is a Field Reporter. She has also done live reporting for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Abrams graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in geography, minoring in mathematics from the University of Florida in Gainesville, graduating with honors and elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority.
Abrams' second degree was a BS in meteorology from Florida State University in Tallahassee, where she graduated cum laude. At Florida State, Abrams, like other meteorology students, practiced on-air forecasts on FSU Live, a student-run news and weather production on a Tallahassee cable channel. She worked as a teacher's assistant at FSU, teaching a class about meteorology.
Abrams is a member of the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and was president of the North Florida chapter of the AMS from 2002 to 2003. She holds the seal of approval from the AMS.
On the Weather Channel, she was a reporter and fill-in from 2003 to 2005. In 2005, she joined her first show on Weekend View as a co-host. In 2006, she became an on-camera meteorologist as co-host of Abrams and Bettes: Beyond the Forecast and then went on to Weather Center, also with co-host Mike Bettes. On July 20, 2009, she began co-hosting Wake Up With Al with NBC's Al Roker on weekday mornings from 6 am to 7 a.m. ET, and then joins Mike Bettes from 7–10 a.m. ET on Your Weather Today. During the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, she reported live from Vancouver February 8–28, 2010, with Al Roker for Wake Up With Al and Your Weather Today. Abrams also fills in for Roker when he is on vacation, live from the network's Rockefeller Center studios in New York City.
Abrams now co-host's The Weather Channel's On The Radar program which airs from 5–5:30 a.m. and continues to co-host Wake Up With Al which now airs from 5:30-7 a.m. and she co-hosts Morning Rush (formerly Your Weather Today) from 7–8 a.m..
Abrams also occasionally fills in for Roker on Today.
- Wayne Karrfalt (2006), Series Takes a Lighthearted Look at the Weather; Weather Channel's 'Abrams & Bettes' Has a Newsmag Feel, TelevisionWeek
- Mark Schwed (September 2, 2006). "Stephanie Abrams: From S. Fla. to The Weather Channel". The Palm Beach Post. Retrieved May 12, 2012.