is an on-camera meteorologist
for The Weather Channel
, a 24 hour American cable television
Stephanie Abrams was born in Miami, Florida
, in 1979. A native of Lake Clarke Shores
and Wellington, Florida
, Abrams attended Meadow Park Elementary in West Palm Beach
and Forest Hill High School and graduated from Wellington High School
. Abrams parents divorced
when she was young and much of her time was spent with her father, Dr. Barry Abrams, an infectious disease specialist. She was sent to the United States Space Camp
twice and vacationed in science rich locations such as Yellowstone National Park
Abrams graduated with a BS
minoring in mathematics
from the University of Florida
, in Gainesville
, graduating with honors and elected to Phi Beta Kappa
. She was also a member of Delta Phi Epsilon
Abrams second degree was a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 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.
Abrams is a member of both the National Weather Association and the American Meteorological Society and was president of the North Florida chapter of the AMS from 2002-2003. She also holds the seal of approval from the AMS.
Abrams' first position was as a morning meteorologist at WTXL
, the ABC
affiliate in Tallahassee, Florida
. In July 2003, Abrams began on-air work for The Weather Channel (United States)
Abrams currently co-hosts Abrams and Bettes: Beyond the Forecast. She also occasionally fills in for Alexandra Steele on Evening Edition and does live reports from the field.