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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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Rare July Front Brings Relief from the Heat

By on July 29th, 2014

A weak cold front will gradually move through North Florida on Tuesday and bring drier, less humid air with it. Ahead of it, showers and storms will push through the area in the early afternoon hours. Most of the rain … Continue reading

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Intense Heat in North Florida Ahead of Unusual Summer Front

By on July 28th, 2014

A cold front moving through the southeast will bring stormy weather to North Florida Monday night, but ahead of it things are heating up. Low coverage to the showers and storms across most of North Florida and high humidity will … Continue reading

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Stormy Start and End to the Week in North Florida

By on July 21st, 2014

Two disturbances on both sides of the peninsula will help trigger showers and thunderstorms across North Florida today. A few isolated showers could move inland in the early morning hours, but stronger activity begins to develop in the late afternoon … Continue reading

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Typical Summer Day Ahead of Tropical Moisture

By on July 8th, 2014

Same story different day – hot, humid and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon hours of Tuesday. Temperatures and the heat index will be increasing quickly through the afternoon hours ahead of showers and thunderstorms. Heat indices will be nearing the … Continue reading

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Rain Chances Increasing Mid-Week in North Florida

By on July 7th, 2014

A typical summer pattern is in store for this week with rain chances increasing mid-week due to a tropical wave approaching the state. This will lead to an earlier start to shower and thunderstorm activity on Wednesday in the mid … Continue reading

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Typical Summer Day as Tropical Storm Arthur Remains Offshore

By on July 2nd, 2014

Tropical Storm Arthur strengthened in the overnight hours off the east coast of Florida and will continue to make it’s way to the north and east and up the eastern seaboard. Despite the storm off the coast, North Florida will … Continue reading

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Newly formed Arthur could be a hurricane by Thursday; little or no inland impact expected

By on July 1st, 2014

Tropical Depression One was upgraded to Tropical Storm Arthur in the National Hurricane Center’s 11am advisory, at which time the system sat only 95 miles southeast of Cape Canaveral. Tropical Storm Arthur will continue to move northwest or north along … Continue reading

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Season’s First Tropical Storm Likely to Form; Minimal Impacts to North Florida

By on July 1st, 2014

Invest 91 was classified as a Tropical Depression last night in the National Hurricane Center’s 11pm advisory and the system sits only 80 miles east of Vero Beach. Our season’s first depression will likely become Tropical Storm Arthur later today … Continue reading

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Low Rain Chances in Gainesville for Start of the Week

By on June 30th, 2014

Dry air circulating on the north side of a low pressure system off the coast of Florida will allow for dry and hot conditions for the start of the work week. The greatest rain chances on Monday will be near … Continue reading

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