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.


Warmer week ahead for Southwest Florida

High temperatures will climb into the lower 90s and upper 80s under mostly sunny skies. This warmer weather will be here to stay each day...

Record heat expected for third straight day

Record heat is expected for the third straight day in a row. Daily high-temperature records will likely be tied or surpassed in many of...

Red Flag Warnings in effect ahead of a dry, breezy Wednesday

High temperatures will reach the upper 80s and lower 90s under mostly sunny skies. Several of our communities will have an opportunity to tie or...

Fantastic weather ahead of a weekday warmup

Our weather conditions will feel very similar to Saturday, with slightly weaker wind speeds. A gradual warm-up will place our high temperatures back into the...

Windy, dry, and sunny forecast for Saturday

Highs will return to the upper 70s and lower 80s under mostly sunny skies. Expect breezy conditions beginning this afternoon, with wind gusts between 20...

Spotty showers possible Tuesday evening

A hot and windy afternoon is in store under partly cloudy skies. Highs will reach the upper 80s and 90s during peak heating. Winds...

Warm, windy, dry weather for Southwest Florida

High temperatures will return to the upper 80s under mostly sunny skies. Wind speeds will be breezy at times, gusting at up to 25...

Near-record heat for Southwest Florida

High temperatures will max out in the upper 80s and lower 90s under mostly sunny skies. Our ample humidity will make "feels like" temperatures reach...

Highs in the 80s under partly cloudy skies

Highs will return to the 80s Thursday afternoon under partly cloudy skies. A spot shower or two will be possible from the late afternoon into...

A few strong storms possible Tuesday into Wednesday morning

A warmer afternoon is expected as high temperatures reach the upper 80s under partly cloudy skies. Our winds will occasionally be breezy, making for light...

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