Wayne Hart - Chief Meteorologist
...Wayne has been the Chief Meteorologist for ABC 25 since 1993.
The Emmy Award winning weathercaster has held the American Meteorological Society's
Television Seal of Approval since 1987.
Wayne's interest in weather began back in the 1970's when he
was in the seventh grade.He also became very active in high school theater, but he chose weather forecasting for his career and graduated from Cornell University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Atmospheric Science.While studying meteorology at Cornell, Wayne decided to give television a try, and after graduation, he started his broadcasting career at WGRZ in Buffalo.He
moved to the Ohio valley in 1987 to accept a job at WLKY
in Louisville, and six years later, Wayne
traveled down river to Evansville & WEHT.
Wayne's First Warning Doppler Forecast can be seen each weekday on News 25 at 5, 6, & 10 p.m.His
forecast can also be found each day in the Evansville Courier & Press
and can be heard afternoons & evenings on WKDQ & WBKR
is active in the ABC 25
telethons, where you can see him helping raise money each year for the Santa Clothes Club as well as the Easter Seals Society
was awarded a Certificate of Special U.S. Congressional Recognition and a Citation from the Kentucky House of Representatives
for service performed while tracking & alerting citizens of the F3 tornado that struck Webster county in April of 2002.He
was also awarded an Emmy in 1998 for the production of "First Warning to Severe Weather", a thirty minute prime time severe weather preparedness special.He is a member of the American Meteorological Society & National Weather Association and is called on occasionally to be a substitute weathercaster for CNN in Atlanta.
A native of Glenolden, Pennsylvania, Wayne
wife Amber live in Evansville & are proud parents of boy & girl twins.Wayne
is interested in historic preservation and enjoys music & sports, especially golf, football, volleyball, & hockey. Wayne
can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.