Nash Rhodes

Nash Rhodes was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, and recently completed degrees in Meteorology, Journalism, and Business at The University of Oklahoma in 2021. Having had one of the few tornado shelters in the neighborhood, his family hosted many severe weather get-togethers, which led to Nash’s early interest in storms.

While in college, he earned his Certificate of Intelligence Studies for his research in communication through the analysis of meteorological intelligence. His research has been presented at the 6th Annual Intelligence and National Security Symposium at OU and conferences through the American Meteorology Society. Through this research, he discovered unique ways to utilize social media location services in conjunction with radar products to obtain visual confirmation of breaking severe weather events. This led to an internship with the CNN World Weather team where his radar explainers and many of his cleared severe weather videos would be used on CNN, CNN International, and HLN.

Along the way, Rhodes would partner with Radarscope for four years to create Doppler radar explainer videos for severe weather events. His videos have garnered millions of impressions and aided in bridging the gap between meteorologists and the public during severe weather events.

Nash worked part-time at WNKY-TV in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and received the National Weather Association’s only 2021 Broadcast Meteorology Scholarship for his work in the field. He joined the WINK Weather Team in June and is excited to provide Southwest Floridians with an accurate forecast each morning to plan out their day.


Highs in the 60s, mostly sunny skies to start our week

Highs will only reach the upper 60s under mostly sunny skies. Our below-average high temperatures will persist into next week. Cloudy skies will form Monday night...

Dry, mostly sunny end to the workweek

A slightly cooler and drier Friday is in the forecast. Expect mostly sunny skies with breezy winds at times. Gulf wave heights will reach 2-4...

Windy, warm, mostly sunny Thursday after a wet start

After a wet start, highs will climb into the 70s under mostly sunny skies. Wind gusts will climb to 20 to 25 mph in the...

A few Wednesday evening showers with highs in the 70s

Highs will climb into the upper 70s under partly cloudy skies. It will be breezy at times with a few showers possible, especially Wednesday...

Low humidity, windy weather Tuesday following cold front

High temperatures will struggle to reach the upper 70s in many locations. A cooler and drier day is in store after Monday's cold front. The...

Highs in the 80s ahead of Monday night’s cold front

Expect partly cloudy skies and highs in the 80s. A few showers will be possible Monday, especially for inland areas. This is due to a...

Partly cloudy skies, warmer weather after stray showers

Highs will return to the 80s under partly cloudy skies. A few stray showers are possible throughout the morning and early afternoon. After lunchtime, the...

Stray showers, above-average temperatures for SWFL Wednesday

Highs will return to the upper 70s and low 80s under partly cloudy skies. Expect light chop and only one-to-two foot wave heights in the...

Above-average temperatures under mostly sunny skies

Highs reach the 80s this afternoon under mostly sunny skies. Our boating forecast includes higher gulf wave heights and areas of patchy fog until the...

A warmer afternoon in store for Southwest Florida

Our highs will be a pinch warmer than what we experienced on Tuesday. Almost all of us will reach the 80s under mostly sunny...

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