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2014 National Hurricane Conference: Huffman’s Live Blog

By on April 14th, 2014

Meteorologist Jeff Huffman is attending and reporting from the 2014 National Hurricane Conference in Orlando, Florida this week.  Follow along as he gathers and shares valuable information related to the upcoming season.  Feel free to ask him questions and he’ll … Continue reading

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Severe Thunderstorms Possible in North Florida Monday Night

By on April 4th, 2014
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Flood Warnings posted for North Florida Rivers through the Weekend

By on March 17th, 2014

River levels were already high from recent rains during the winter months, and today’s rainfall could send some of them over their banks by the weekend.  As of midday Monday, manly locations in north Florida and southeast Georgia had already … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain Likely, Severe Weather Possible in North Florida Monday

By on March 16th, 2014

An early spring storm will deliver heavy rain and possible severe weather to North Florida on Monday. Confidence is high that nearly all areas will receive at least an inch of rain, but some areas could see upwards of three … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain Likely Thursday in North Florida…Again.

By on March 5th, 2014

WRUF Weather has been tracking it for days, and Thursday it arrives in North Florida on schedule.  Another significant rainfall event, that at times will come down in buckets, will keep umbrellas busy at times through Friday morning.  Gainesville has … Continue reading

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A Wet Winter is Likely to Carry Over into Early Spring for North Florida

By on March 4th, 2014

It’s been a wet winter in Gainesville.  Dating back to November, the regional airport has recorded nearly 16 inches of rain, more than five inches above the normal totals for the four-month period.  A persistent dip in the jet stream … Continue reading

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Spring-Like Weather Takes a “Break” Starting Tomorrow

By on March 3rd, 2014
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T-Storms Likely Friday in North Florida

By on February 20th, 2014

A cold front will bring an end to our dry weather today, but not necessarily an end to the comfortable temperatures.  The storm system that triggered severe weather across much of the central U.S. moved into the Florida panhandle Thursday … Continue reading

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Strong front to bring thunderstorms, then colder air to North Florida Wednesday Night

By on February 11th, 2014

A strong late-winter storm will be snarling travel across much of the Southeast Wednesday and Thursday as it dumps significant snow and ice from Georgia to the Carolinas.  Further south, thunderstorms and heavy rain are likely in parts of Florida … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Warning for Parts of North Florida Tonight

By on January 29th, 2014

WATCH WRUF-TV LIVE ON-LINE WINTER STORM WARNING Columbia and Suwannee Counties have been upgraded from a Winter Storm Watch to a Winter Storm Warning tonight.  A wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain is expected overnight in the warned areas, … Continue reading

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