Steve Stewart - Meteorologist at ABC11
Steve joined ABC11 in the Spring of 2006. He does the station's weekend morning shows and is responsible for the weather graphics here at the station.

Steve started his career when he was just 19 years old at KREX-TV in Grand Junction, Colorado. After a stop in Sioux Falls, Denver and Colorado Springs, Steve became the Chief Meteorologist at KEYT-TV(ABC) in Santa Barbara, California in August of 1995. There he met his wife Debbie and had two children... Steven & Emma. While in Santa Barbara, Steve was awarded with 4 Golden Globes, 3 AP awards and 2 RTNDA awards for Best Meteorologist.

Since moving to Raleigh in 2004, the Stewarts added one more to the family. Joey was born on October 24th, 2005 at Rex Hospital.

Steve has been awarded the AMS Seal of Approval and is well known in the TV meteorology community as the best weather graphics person in the nation. He also used to be a professional comedian in Denver while he was finishing Meteorology school.

Steve's Stories
Snow mixed with rain could fall in central North Carolina on Friday
The forecast remains fluid, but precipitation will fall Friday--and depending on the temperature in your neighborhood, that precipitation could be rain, snow, or a mixture.
Snow mixed with rain could fall in central North Carolina on Friday
After a few dry days to start the week, there's a potential setup for wintry precipitation on Friday in central North Carolina.
Flooding concerns continue to pose threat for parts of central NC as rivers crest
The Neuse River poses a flood risk to areas like Smithfield as it crests at 22.3 feet (flood stage is 15 feet and major flood stage is 20 feet). Goldsboro, which also sits downstream, is also at a moderate chance of flooding which is likely to increase into a 'major flood' stage Sunday morning.
Gusty winds, isolated tornado possible for parts of central North Carolina Sunday
Parts of central North Carolina will be under a Level 1 risk for severe weather Sunday. This means gusty winds and an isolated tornado are possible.
Strong Saharan desert dust cloud could bring beautiful sunsets to North Carolina, southeast U.S.
Get ready for the possibility of some spectacular sunsets! And it's all thanks to a desert that is thousands of miles away.
Thunderstorms, hail, heavy rain possible for North Carolina on Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday could bring thunderstorms, any of which can be strong to possibly severe with gusty winds, hail and heavy rainfall.
Weekend storms will likely impact graduation ceremonies, Mother's Day plans
Do you have a graduation outside this weekend? You may stay dry depending on the timing.
Worst of storms over, more rain possible.
Parts of central NC experience heavy lightning, wind, and rain with reports of some trees down and power outages.
Overnight storms down trees, knock out power to thousands in North Carolina
ABC11 is in First Alert Mode as residents in multiple counties are waking up to the aftermath of Sunday night's storm.
What are straight-line winds and how do they form
Wind is one of the most common weather conditions. Normally it's nothing to worry about, but when it reaches high speeds it can be extremely devastating.