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Near-Record lows tonight in North Florida

By on August 27th, 2014

The last time Gainesville set a record low temperature on August 28th is back in 1891. But, thanks to abnormally dry air and high pressure over the Southeastern United States, that record may be in jeopardy. Tonight’s low temperature for Gainesville, … Continue reading

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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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Strong Storms and Heavy Rain Mark Arrival of Unusual Front

By on July 14th, 2014

8 AM UPDATE: Thunderstorms got an early start today thanks to a plume of deep moisture moving in out of the Gulf of Mexico ahead of an unusually strong front slated to arrive tomorrow. North Florida will dry out in the … Continue reading

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Tropical Moisture Bumps Rain Chances By Wednesday

By on July 7th, 2014

While Monday brought a typical summer pattern for North Central Florida, a tropical wave will increase rain chances by the end of the week. We’ll continue to be in a typical summer pattern for Tuesday. A few showers will be … Continue reading

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Triple Digit Heat Index Ahead of Showers and Thunderstorms Monday Afternoon

By on June 9th, 2014

A dry start to Monday will allow temperatures to soar… and the heat index. Not only will high temperatures be above 90°, the heat index will be in the triple digits. It will likely be the first time this year the … Continue reading

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Warm and Dry Week Ahead for North Florida

By on May 19th, 2014

The unseasonably cooler weather we enjoyed this past weekend may have been one of the more pleasant weekends in recent memory, but it will soon be a distant memory as summertime heat and humidity return by week’s end. TUESDAY AND … 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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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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Gale Warning issued for First Coast through Tuesday

By on November 4th, 2013

High pressure typically brings warm, dry and calm weather.  But not when it is so strong, sitting to our north, and interacting with an area of lower pressure to the south.  The wind flow around both of these weather features … Continue reading

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