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.


Scattered storms and below-average heat to end the workweek

High temperatures will barely crack into the 90s in many Southwest Florida locations. These below-average temperatures will come as a result of our mostly...

Scattered Thursday storms, a slight drop in high temperatures

High temperatures will only reach the upper 80s and lower 90s under mostly cloudy skies. Dew points in the upper 70s will make our...

Unseasonal heat returns Wednesday, ahead of scattered storms

High temperatures will climb into the upper 80s and 90s under partly cloudy skies. "Feels like" temperatures will return to triple digits when you...

The Weather Authority: Earl upgraded to hurricane

Earl has strengthened to a Category 1 storm Tuesday night, becoming the second hurricane of the 2022 hurricane season. According to the latest National Hurricane...

Near-record heat and a stormy end to Labor Day

Near-record heat is expected for Southwest Florida as temperatures surge into the upper 90s in many inland locations. Ample humidity will make those high temperatures...

Tropical Storm Earl forms, Friday ends the workweek with scattered storms; Hurricane Danielle details

High temperatures will climb into the low 90s Friday under partly cloudy skies. Ample humidity will still make many spots feel like they are...

Hot and stormy Thursday; Tropical Storm Danielle forms in Mid-Atlantic

High temperatures will stretch into the upper 70s and lower 80s under increasing cloud cover. Unfortunately, it will feel like the triple digits when...

Wednesday features scattered storms, warmer weather

High temperatures will be slightly warmer than Tuesday's, with everyone in the WINK News viewing area reaching the 90s for high temperatures. High humidity...

Tuesday highs reach 80s, 90s with scattered storms

High temperatures will be in the upper 80s and lower 90s under partly cloudy skies. High levels of humidity will still make "feels like"...

Scattered Monday evening storms; monitoring 4 tropical disturbances

High temperatures will climb into the upper 80s and low 90s under increasing cloud cover. Ample humidity will still make some inland locations experience...

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