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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
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Here we go again with another rain/snow/slick road headache. This afternoon rain moves in to our counties and stays with us through the evening. The highest chance will be around dinner time tonight as most of our 29 counties will... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Weather Blog
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Some places south of Louisville received upwards of 5-6" of snow last night! A narrow band of very heavy precipitation fell hard enough that it brought enough cold air to the surface for heavy snow. These mesoscale bands where you... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Weather Blog
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We love to see views of the sunrise and sunset from you, our viewers, as well as from our SkyTrack network of cameras! The mostly clear skies made for a gorgeous sunset tonight which you'll see below. James Guest Michael... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Weather Blog
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A cold front bearing a thin, fast-moving line of showers gave us all nearly (and over in some spots) a tenth of an inch or rainfall. Behind the front we're seeing some cooler air filter in, but I wouldn't call... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Weather Blog
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I know the snow-lovers are agonizing over the lack of decent snow as of late but you have to at least acknowledge how awesome today's weather is going to be. Highs top out in the upper 50s this afternoon thanks... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2015 at Weather Blog
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Some folks in Kentuckiana are seeing icy roads, but not everyone. Road temperatures are being slow to catch up with air temperatures so we've got some issues, especially northeast of Louisville. The overall situation should improve through the overnight. Video... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at Weather Blog
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Some folks in Kentuckiana are seeing icy roads, but not everyone. Road temperatures are being slow to catch up with air temperatures so we've got some issues, especially northeast of Louisville. The overall situation should improve through the overnight. Video... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at Weather Blog
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We're seeing trends that suggest a much improved forecast for some as we head throughout the evening. Icy roads can't be ruled out in our extreme northern counties and a few slick spots are possible in Southern Indiana and even... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at Weather Blog
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A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 4pm (east) or 1pm (west) today to 10am Monday in Southern Indiana. This includes Trimble County, KY as well. A Freezing Rain Advisory is in effect from 4pm today to 10am Monday... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at Weather Blog
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This morning it's downright brutal out there with temps in the single digits. Layer up! Sunshine and 20s today leads into tonight when temperatures won't fall much past the lower 20s thanks to clouds moving in. These very clouds will... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2015 at Weather Blog
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Plenty of interesting things coming down the pipeline in our forecast. The latest development has been the addition of a dusting of snow to the forecast as we head through early Tuesday morning. The clipper system moving through with an... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2015 at Weather Blog
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We saw some gusty winds this morning after the passage of a cold front but now cooler air is settling in. We'll see a few residual showers this afternoon that may mix with snowflakes at times. No accumulation is expected... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2015 at Weather Blog
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The next seven days are a real mess of a forecast. This afternoon we get up to 60 degrees with windy, rainy conditions. Tomorrow a cold front moves through very early in the morning and takes us down to the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2015 at Weather Blog
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A cold front passed through Metro Louisville earlier this morning and now we're seeing the cold air working in on the back side of it. While temperatures may edge up a degree or two from where we are in the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2014 at Weather Blog
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We've got a band of showers moving through this morning but it looks like we'll see a small lull in the action until heavier, steadier rains move in this afternoon. The overnight hours will feature waves of rainfall moving though,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2014 at Weather Blog
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This morning we're dealing with a frosty start as temperatures dipped below freezing in most spots. Those clear skies you see out your window now will be a feature of our forecast for just about all of us for the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2014 at Weather Blog
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It's been downright gloomy here in Louisville today. We've had some gusty winds but they've not been strong enough here locally to cause any issues. A few showers are moving in as the cooler air does behind today's system but... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2014 at Weather Blog
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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 Dec 14, 2014 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 Dec 13, 2014 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 Dec 12, 2014 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 Dec 11, 2014 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