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Stormy Weekend Ahead With A ‘Silver Lining’

  If you weren’t able to get outside and enjoy the warm, spring sun this past weekend, your tan may have to wait another week.  As we first warned you late last week, this coming weekend will be unsettled with … Continue reading

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Tornado Watch Continues for First Coast

By on February 26th, 2013

A strong squall line has passed through the First Coast this morning, causing wind gusts up to 90mph near Cedar Key and a litany of severe thunderstorm warnings. Tornado warnings were issued earlier for Dixie and Lafayette counties but discontinued, … Continue reading

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10-Day Forecast is a “180” from the Last 10

By on February 18th, 2013

Exclusive 10-Day Forecast from WRUF On the backs of the coldest consecutive nights since February 12th and 13th of 2012, we’re due for low 70s Tuesday and near 80 by the weekend. How is this quick turnaround possible? The answer … Continue reading

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10 Day: Spring Fever in January!

Dust off the swim trunks and find the sunblock!  Ready or not, spring-like weather is just a few days away from North-Central Florida.  It may not be that far-fetched to think about summertime activities, even though the calendar says January. … Continue reading

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Freeze Warnings issued for inland N-Central Florida

By on December 27th, 2012

The National Weather Service has issued Freeze Warnings blanketing North-Central Florida, including Alachua County and Gainesville. Temperatures are expected to fall into the 30-33 degree range, bringing areas of frost as well. Fragile plants should be covered and pets should … Continue reading

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The 2012 Hurricane Season: Full of Records and Surprises

http://youtu.be/HFa5SlgRqx4 The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season was a doozy. From tropical storms producing record rainfalls and 100-year floods across Florida, to a 1,000-mile-wide “Super Storm” and yet another hurricane impacting New Orleans, the season gave us a number of records … Continue reading

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Freeze Warnings Posted for All of North-Central Florida

By on November 25th, 2012

Better bundle up for your commute Monday morning! Temperatures will fall into the upper 20s across most of North-Central Florida, with both Frost Advisories and Freeze Warnings in place for inland areas. The chill will begin as soon as the sun … Continue reading

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Sandy Pulling Away; Stays Windy through Sunday

CURRENT SITUATION Sandy is barely still at hurricane strength, but the storm has nearly doubled in size.  Tropical Storm force winds now extend over 275 miles from the center.  Sandy is unraveling a bit, thanks to an upper-level area of … Continue reading

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Isaac Continues to Strengthen; Watches and Warnings Issued for Florida

Recent aircraft data shows that Isaac has become more organized and is strengthening.  If strengthening continues, Issac could briefly become a hurricane later today.  Over the next 72 hours, Issac is expected to continue its path through the Caribbean, moving northwest towards … Continue reading

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