WRUF Weather

Author Archives: UF Chief Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

Update: Welcome Break in Rain and Humidity Starts Late Monday

UPDATE:  We’ve added a chance of showers to the forecast Monday, primarily between 10am and 3pm.  The front mentioned below has been pushing in a little slower than previous forecast data had suggested, and we likely will have one more … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Why “One” is the Only Number that Matters

Every year, we hear the forecast.  Multiple forecasts, in fact.  So many numbers.  So many messages.  But officials say there’s really only one thing to remember: “It only takes one”. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) released their forecast for … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Season, Tropical Weather | Leave a comment

Strong Thunderstorms Possible Next Two Days in North Florida

The combination of tropical moisture and a strong late-season front talked about earlier this week here on WRUFWeather.com will produce two rounds of strong thunderstorm activity in North Florida.  The first round arrives with a pronounced sea breeze event Wednesday afternoon. … Continue reading

Posted in Severe Weather | Leave a comment

Tropical Moisture Meets Up with a Strong Front Thursday

The 2014 Hurricane Season is still roughly three weeks away and no tropical storms or depressions are expected in the near future.  However, a large area of tropical moisture and a relatively strong cold front (for this time of year) … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Season, Tropical Weather | Leave a comment

Live Blog: 2014 Governor’s Hurricane Conference

UF Meteorologist Jeff Huffman, along with UF’s Emergency Management Coordinator Hal Grieb, will be attending the 2014 Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Orlando this week.  Follow along as Hal shares valuable information in storm preparedness, mitigation and response Monday through Thursday. … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Season, Live Event Blog, Tropical Weather | Leave a comment

Flooding Risk Shifts East, Although Not as Severe

By on April 30th, 2014

The rain in Pensacola Tuesday night was, as some local residents put it, “biblical”.  And historical data shared by the National Weather Service in Mobile, AL verifies that the rainfall rate of over 5 inches per hour recorded at the … Continue reading

Posted in Flooding, Heavy Rain, Severe Weather | Leave a comment

Pensacola Flash Flooding: Live Wall of Pics/Video

By on April 30th, 2014

 

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Few Strong Thunderstorms Possible Next Three Afternoons in North Florida

The storm system that has troubled the central U.S. over the past few days with dozens of tornadoes will begin to have influences on our skies this afternoon.  Severe weather is certainly not expected to be as widespread as it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

UPDATE: Severe threat is over for NC Florida

By on April 17th, 2014

TRACK THE STORMS WITH US LIVE – ASK QUESTIONS, SHARE REPORTS! UPDATE FRIDAY 8:30PM Most of the rainfall has finally started to exit Alachua County and the severe weather threat is over. A wide area of showers and a few … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Strong Storms Tuesday, Much Cooler Wednesday

We’ve enjoyed a long stretch of warm, dry and mainly sunny weather for nearly a week in North Florida.  And it won’t be long until we’ll be wishing for a cold front to bring relief from heat and humidity.  However, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment