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Ryan Hoke
Louisville, Kentucky
Ryan is a member of the WAVE 3 News 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 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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Yep, many folks in Southern Indiana and the Bluegrass region of Kentucky are under a Freeze Warning from 1-10am Friday. In Louisville and points south it's a Frost Advisory. While 20s are possible in Southern Indiana, it's not a guarantee... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2018 at Weather Blog
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A warm front moving through today takes us into the mid 70s. A cold front this evening spreads a broken line of showers into the region (with thunder) and brings in cooler air for the next few days. Our best... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2018 at Weather Blog
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I'm calling it. Winter 2017-18 is over. Yeah, it's technically spring now, but we really didn't get off on the right foot. Yesterday's snow was proof of that. Given the departure of that snow and warmer temperatures over the next... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2018 at Weather Blog
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Are you "snow over it"? You're crazy if you aren't! :) Snow showers moving through today as an upper-level low pressure passes overhead will put down a dusting on some elevated and grassy surfaces. Temperatures will stay well above freezing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at Weather Blog
NWS Louisville is holding a conference call at 3:15 pm EST to discuss Tuesday's severe weather threat. Press F5 (Refresh) to see the latest updates 2:15pm - The call will soon begin 2:16pm - John Gordon from NWS Louisville is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2018 at Weather Blog
NWS Louisville is holding a conference call at 3:15 pm EST to discuss Tuesday's severe weather threat. Press F5 (Refresh) to see the latest updates 3:15pm - The conference call will start shortly. 3:16pm - Conference call is starting. 3:16pm... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2018 at Weather Blog
NWS Louisville is holding a conference call at 2:00 pm EST to discuss flooding and tonight's severe weather potential. Press F5 (Refresh) to see the latest updates... 2:00pm - The conference call will start shortly. 2:00pm - The conference call... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2018 at Weather Blog
NWS Louisville is holding a conference call at 2:00 pm EST to discuss flooding and heavy rainfall potential. Press F5 (Refresh) to see the latest updates... 2:00pm - The conference call will start shortly. 2:02pm - The conference call is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2018 at Weather Blog
NWS Louisville is holding a conference call at 1:30pm EST to discuss flooding and heavy rainfall potential. Press F5 (Refresh) to see the latest updates... 1:30pm - The conference call will start shortly. 1:32pm - The conference call is now... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2018 at Weather Blog
The National Weather Service in Louisville is holding a conference call regarding tonight/Wednesday morning's ice and snow event. Press F5 (Refresh) to see the latest updates... 2:30PM - The conference call will begin shortly 2:36PM - Winter Storm WARNING upgrade... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2018 at Weather Blog
NWS Louisville is holding a conference all to discuss Sunday night/Monday morning's wintry precipitation potential... Hit Refresh (F5) to see the latest updates 1:30pm - Conference call beginning in a minute 1:31pm - Classic cold scenario, the frost depth in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2018 at Weather Blog
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Quick update... Not looking for any issues out of tomorrow's snowflakes and snow showers. These will essentially be "glorified flurries". They'll move in early to mid morning and be largely out of here during the mid afternoon. I toyed with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2017 at Weather Blog
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It's cold out there! Highs over the next several days through the weekend will be in the 30s. Get ready for some frigid nights in the 20s and even teens for some. Saturday's snow shower chance faded quite a bit... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at Weather Blog
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Highs near 50 today will be a nice treat compared to the rest of the week. A small bubble of slightly warmer air will be overhead this afternoon, helping to keep those temperatures at a reasonable level. The cold air... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2017 at Weather Blog
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Quick update... We've been able to narrow the timing of the late-week snow potential down to Saturday during the day. Both the GFS and Euro models are in agreement on that. Both are also putting down light accumulations. I will... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at Weather Blog
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This is the pattern you want to see if you're a snow lover. After today's near-record or record high temperatures around 70° we're going to settle into the deep freeze for quite some time. Before we get there, we have... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at Weather Blog
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High pressure moving in today means dry weather will stick around for a week (or longer!). Highs today will be in the lower to mid 60s, way cooler than yesterday's highs near 80°. We'll get back into the 70s by... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at Weather Blog
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High pressure moving in today means dry weather will stick around for a week (or longer!). Highs today will be in the lower to mid 60s, way cooler than yesterday's highs near 80°. We'll get back into the 70s by... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at Weather Blog
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NWS Louisville is holding a conference call today at 2:30pm EDT to discuss the late week heavy rain threat from the remnants of Harvey. Hit Refresh (F5) to see new updates posted below. 2:56pm - The conference call has ended.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2017 at Weather Blog
NWS Louisville is holding a conference call today at 2:00pm EDT to discuss the late week heavy rain threat from the remnants of Harvey. Hit Refresh (F5) to see new updates posted below. 2:23pm - The conference call has ended.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2017 at Weather Blog
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It's weird having the eclipse all done with, isn't it? We're so happy that the weather cooperated! If the storms to our west had fired up a couple hours earlier, we would've been in trouble, viewing wise. By the way,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2017 at Weather Blog
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A line of storms and even a front-running supercell storm or two will threaten our area between 6pm and midnight tonight. You'll note on the radar view to the right how active things are in Central Indiana as of 5pm... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2017 at Weather Blog
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A complex of storms in Middle Tennessee is one to watch tonight as it may clip some of our Southern Kentucky counties. By and large the main threats of heavy rain and wind will stay south of us, but it's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2017 at Weather Blog
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A "vort max", or small disturbance in the atmosphere, is moving toward Southern Kentucky this evening and will roll through overnight into early Tuesday morning. While rain chances look slim tonight, we have to increase them tomorrow morning in Southern... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at Weather Blog
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Thursday was our last day of storm chasing as storm formation will be squelched by high pressure moving in. Thursday had to be a good chase day. Thursday had to be our grand finale. Thursday delivered. We drove from Limon,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2017 at Weather Blog