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Relief from the heat arrives today in North Florida

Relief from the heat of the past few days will come in the form of quick moving showers and storms throughout Monday. There will be several rounds of showers moving in off the Atlantic starting in the late morning through … Continue reading

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Less Humidity, Less Heat, and Lower Rain Chances

By and on August 6th, 2014

As the remnants of what was once Hurricane Bertha moves away and weak high pressure settles in, we’re in for a below average day in all areas except temperatures.  In the summer months we can usually count on an afternoon … Continue reading

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Unusual July Cold Front Brings Possible Severe Weather Midweek

By on July 13th, 2014

The calendar says July, but his week’s weather pattern would be more typical in the fall or spring.  An unusually strong cold front will plunge southward and bring relief from the mid-summer heat to most of the nation east of … Continue reading

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Active Weekend of Storms Ahead for North Florida

Saturday Morning Update: A trough stationed over the area and a weak area of low pressure just off the coast of Jacksonville will work in tandem to produce some stronger storms today, especially in the along and east of the … Continue reading

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Arthur Could be a Category 2 by Landfall in North Carolina Tonight

Now with winds of 90 mph, and a forecast for them to possibly reach 105 mph before landfall, Hurricane Arthur poses a significant threat to life and property for residents along the outer banks of North Carolina. Mandatory evacuations went … Continue reading

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First Depression of the Season Likely to Form Soon Just Offshore

By on June 30th, 2014

Very warm waters and relatively light winds aloft will yield an environment favorable for tropical storm development just offshore of Florida’s Atlantic Coast in the next 48 hours. The National Hurricane Center says there is a “high chance” a tropical … Continue reading

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Season’s First Depression Likely to Develop Just Offshore by Mid-Week

By on June 30th, 2014

Very warm waters and relatively light winds aloft will yield an environment favorable for tropical storm development just offshore of Florida’s Atlantic Coast in the next 48 hours. The National Hurricane Center says there is a “high chance” a tropical … Continue reading

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Possible tropical development close to Southeast US this weekend

By on June 26th, 2014

An area of disturbed weather along the tail end of a front could evolve into an area of low pressure this weekend just off the coast of the Carolina’s.  The National Hurricane Center is giving it a “low chance” of … Continue reading

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Most of Monday’s Rain Likely Midday

By on June 22nd, 2014

A stronger wind out of the west will send the Nature Coast sea breeze in much faster on Monday.  In fact, showers and a few thunderstorms could develop along it as early as 10am on Monday.  The rain and thunder … Continue reading

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Strong Storms Likely Near I-75 Friday Evening

By on June 20th, 2014

The atmosphere was sizzling Friday across north Florida, with temperatures reaching the lower 90′s and heat indices topping 100 in many locations.  A slower advancing sea breeze from both coasts has delayed the arrival of the typical afternoon showers and … Continue reading

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