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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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Rare Winter Storm Could Make Travel Hazardous in Panhandle Tuesday Night

By on January 27th, 2014

UPDATE: WINTER STORM WATCH A Winter Storm Watch is now in effect for Columbia, Suwanee, and Union counties.  This includes areas along the I-10 corridor and the Suwanee River Valley.  Falling temperatures and a mixture of sleet and frozen rain … Continue reading

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By on January 21st, 2014

Four consecutive nights in a row of below-freezing temperatures are expected starting tonight. A cold front moved through North Florida on Tuesday bringing in polar air, dropping temperatures into the 20s for Wednesday morning. Another cold front will arrive on … Continue reading

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Record-Setting Cold Likely to Arrive Monday; lasts until Wednesday

By on January 5th, 2014

The coldest air mass since 2010, maybe 2003, will be arriving in North Florida on Monday.  A few showers will mark the arrival of the arctic front between 8 and 10 am, followed by plunging temperatures and blustery winds Monday … Continue reading

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EF1 Tornado Hits Palm Coast Saturday Night

By on December 16th, 2013

Most of North and Central Florida just received a much-needed, steady, soaking rain Saturday night.  However, some residents of Flagler County are picking up pieces to their homes today, after those soggy skies turned violent when an EF1 tornado hit … Continue reading

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Severe storms possible in North Florida Tuesday Night

By on November 25th, 2013

An area of low pressure is forecast to strengthen rapidly as it comes ashore in the panhandle Tuesday and moves up the east coast Wednesday.  Warm, humid air will surge northward ahead of the storm Tuesday, setting the stage for … Continue reading

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Freezing wind chills, NOT temperatures, expected tonight in Gainesville

By on November 13th, 2013

The winds you felt today in north Florida, gusting at times to 25 mph, are pushing in the coldest air of the fall season (so far) tonight.  However, those same winds will likely be the saving grace that keeps most … Continue reading

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Winter Blitz Coming Wednesday to North Florida

By on November 10th, 2013

It will only last a day or two, but much of Florida will be shocked by an early winter chill that will have folks pulling out heavy coats by mid-week.  The front responsible for this sudden change is forecast to … Continue reading

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