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Ryan Hoke
Louisville, Kentucky
Ryan is a member of the WAVE 3 Storm Tracking Team in Louisville, Kentucky. He earned his degree in meteorology from Mississippi State University and has previously been a weathercaster at a TV station in Jackson, Tennessee. Ryan's on-air work has received award recognition from the National Weather Association, American Meteorological Society, and Broadcast Education Association. As a Louisville native he's thrilled to be back home forecasting weather in his home town!
Interests: weather, weather forecasting, computers, gadgets, technology, digital video, world travel, photography, storm chasing
Recent Activity
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Air quality today is suffering thanks to calm winds, high pressure, and a cap of warm air in place overhead to trap pollutants. You'll see the hazy view from our SkyTrack Camera in Paoli, IN to the right. There won't... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Weather Blog
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Cloudy skies over the area this morning are sticking around for the afternoon, making for a gloomy and cool day. Thanks to the stagnant air we're under a code orange Air Quality Alert for the entire weekend in Louisville. Tomorrow... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Weather Blog
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Enjoy the sunshine while it lasts today! Clouds are already building into Southwest Indiana and will overspread the area by mid afternoon. High temperatures may need to be adjusted a degree or two downward to account for the faster moving... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Weather Blog
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You've probably heard about the big storm lashing the Pacific Northwest with heavy rain and flooding. But did you know that it's powered by the Pineapple Express? It's more than just a Seth Rogen movie and is very important to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Weather Blog
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Clouds have been very stubborn over the past couple of days and that trend looks to continue today. Temperatures today won't move much at all, topping out only around 40 by this afternoon. As we head into tomorrow there will... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at Weather Blog
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After all the rainfall we've had it's a relief to see some sunshine this morning! Those to the south of Louisville that aren't seeing it yet will have to wait a bit longer for the clouds to clear out today... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at Weather Blog
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It has not been a pretty 48 hours here in WAVE Country. Rainfall really cranked up late last night as a low moved through the Lower Ohio Valley. Now that it's off to the east and a cold front has... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at Weather Blog
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It's WARM. Waking up to temperatures near 60 degrees on the last day of November is a real treat! The winds are gusty and will continue to be this afternoon, with gusts up to 30 mph not out of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2014 at Weather Blog
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The 50s we'll have today will be a welcome break from the cold weather we've had as of late. We'll be breezy through the day with a few isolated showers. The coverage of these showers will be small and they... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2014 at Weather Blog
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We're seeing a few light showers being generated this morning as warm air flows northward into the region. Even though that warmer air is flowing in we won't see temperatures quite as warm as yesterday when we got to 65... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2014 at Weather Blog
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We've dealt with a few showers this morning but those are on the downward trend as we head toward the afternoon. We've been fortunate to have temperatures above freezing with those showers. Northen Kentucky and the Cincinnati area haven't been... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2014 at Weather Blog
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After a clear Friday we'll begin to see clouds roll in tonight, leading to a few rain showers toward very early Saturday. This will mainly be for our Southern Indiana counties. Earlier we were thinking that some of this could... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at Weather Blog
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The National Weather Service in Louisville has opted to expand the Winter Weather Advisory to include most of our counties in Kentucky. This runs through noon tomorrow. Carroll County, Kentucky still remains under a Winter Storm Warning through the same... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2014 at Weather Blog
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Over the past 24 hours we've seen the models begin to converge on a more concrete solution for tonight's snow event. There are still some issues to be ironed out, including exactly when we change from rain to snow overnight... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2014 at Weather Blog
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The 12z suite of models has arrived and with it some interesting trends when it comes to our snow on Sunday night. Below is the snowfall accumulation output from each model and a quick commentary. You can click on each... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at Weather Blog
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Data continues to converge on the possibility of our first accumulating snow of the season on Sunday night into early Monday. There has been some waffling on the models but the data that has been consistent up to this point... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at Weather Blog
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Check out the video below for a look at the latest data for our next couple of snow chances coming up this weekend and into early next week. At this point Saturday night's snow chance is pretty insignificant but Sunday... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at Weather Blog
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While we'll be a couple degrees cooler today than yesterday we're still on track for highs in the mid 60s by tomorrow afternoon. This gives way to a shower chance with the cold front that will eventually lead to the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at Weather Blog
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To sum up this weekend: Calm and cool. That's about it. Monday is warm and sunny. After that? Rain chances arrive with a front and a few snowflakes are not out of the question by Wednesday morning. The big Arctic... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2014 at Weather Blog
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For now things look fairly quiet. Temperatures will warm into the mid 50s this weekend with a very small shower chance and clouds on Saturday as a front rolls through. The front will only take temperatures down a degree or... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2014 at Weather Blog
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This morning we went below freezing in Metro Louisville for the first time this season. It was a hard, deep freeze as many folks got into the mid to lower 20s area wide. It wasn't just here though as temperatures... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2014 at Weather Blog
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What the snow? Last night's trace of snow in Louisville was the first trace we've had on Halloween in the city since 1993. That's 21 years! Many folks were out at high school football games and got to see the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2014 at Weather Blog
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Buckle up. We've got a pattern that's going to take us from shorts and t-shirts tomorrow to winter coats by the end of the week if all goes as forecast. Halloween night looks to be one in the 50s and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2014 at Weather Blog
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It would be a crime if you didn't get outside this weekend. Temperatures will be topping out in the mid 70s both today and tomorrow! We'll start today with a few clouds but things should begin to clear out somewhat... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2014 at Weather Blog
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Temperatures tonight will be dropping down into the upper 30s here in Louisville with mid 30s possible in the suburbs and outlying areas. This presents a threat for patchy frost in those areas that get cool enough. So far a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at Weather Blog