Matt Devitt

Professional Experience

2016 – Present: Meteorologist, WINK News. Previously worked at WSAV-TV in Savannah, Ga., 2012-2016. Started career with KTEN-TV and KHOG-TV in Tornado Alley, 2010-2012.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

“In addition to being a weather nerd, I like keeping in shape, going to the beach and pool, golfing, fishing, and spending time with friends and family. I’m a big sports guy too! My favorite teams are the the Rockets, Astros, Texans, and of course Penn State football!”

Education 

Bachelor of Science in Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University

Likes best about Southwest Florida

“The amazing weather! You can enjoy the beach pretty much any time of the year!”

Birthplace

Melbourne, Fla.

Random Facts

“I played violin for over 10 years. In fact, my instrument was from 1863. Also, I get told I look like Ben Affleck all the time!”

Tropical Depression in Gulf becomes Tropical Storm Olga, will soak Louisiana and Southeast

The Weather Authority team is tracking an area of low pressure in the Gulf that Friday evening was upgraded from Tropical Depression #17 to...

Short-lived tropical depression or storm possible in the Gulf

The Weather Authority team is tracking an area of low pressure in the Bay of Campeche Thursday morning trying to get better organized. As early...
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Tropical Storm Nestor expected to form, impact Florida this weekend

A tropical disturbance is trying to get better organized in the SW Gulf. In fact, satellite estimates already have wind near tropical storm-force. If...

Tropical system possible later this week, eyes northern Gulf

Though we're past the peak of the Atlantic season, we still need to always watch the tropics here in Florida. There is a disturbance...

SW Florida will be waking up to temps in the 60s this weekend

Get ready for pleasant mornings to return this weekend across Southwest Florida! Thanks to slightly drier air and lower humidity, sunrise temperatures will range from...

Karen expected to weaken in the long-term, Lorenzo powerful Category 4 hurricane

We're now down to two storms in the Atlantic: Tropical Storm Karen and Major Hurricane Lorenzo. https://twitter.com/MattDevittWINK/status/1177243482848661505 Tropical Storm Karen As of Thursday morning, Karen is attempting...

Imelda weakens to tropical depression; Humberto now ‘major hurricane’

THE LATEST In the tropics, there are currently three areas we're closely watch in the WINK Weather Center. Those include: Tropical Storm Imelda, Hurricane Humberto...
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Tropical development likely, Florida’s east coast under storm watch

The WINK News Weather Authority team is closely monitoring two areas in the Atlantic for potential development over the next several days. As of 11...

Odds increasing for tropical wave to develop into depression, Tropical Storm Humberto

Yesterday, September 10th was the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season and right now we're heating up with several areas of interest to track. A...
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Watching one of several areas in the tropics near the peak of hurricane season

Tuesday is the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season and right now we're heating up with several areas of interest to track. First, let's highlight...

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