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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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Updated Halloween and Gator Gameday Forecast

By on October 30th, 2013

Halloween will be more of treat, not a trick, this year as the warm and dry weather continues through the end of the week.  This will end abruptly, however, when a cold front slides through on Saturday and delivers a … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: Gator’s Gameday Forecast and Sunday’s Front

By on September 20th, 2013

The tropics will behave this weekend, with the disturbance over the western Gulf now unlikely to develop and threaten the U.S.   In its place will be a rather strong cold front that is forecast to arrive on Sunday, the … Continue reading

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Weak front to bring slightly drier air to North Florida to start the week

By on August 25th, 2013

No, it’s not really an autumn “cold” front.  That would likely never happen in Florida in August. But in all actuality, a change in the weather will be noticed and welcomed by North Floridians on Monday.  A weak and unusual … Continue reading

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Tropical moisture, not a storm, will dump heavy rain on parts of Florida this weekend.

By on August 16th, 2013

Good news to report on the tropics today, especially as it relates to Florida. Tropical Storm Erin was downgraded to a depression Friday morning, and the disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico, Invest 92L, is unlikely to impact the Sunshine … Continue reading

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Unsettled weather returns to Florida by the end of the week

By on August 11th, 2013

It was about a week ago that an extended period of heat and humidity became the bigger story than the persistent summer rains.  The storms are starving for attention, though, and by week’s end will likely be making headlines again. … Continue reading

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Persistent heat and humidity to replace the repeating rains

By on August 7th, 2013

It hasn’t been that hot of a summer in Gainesville.  Just wet.  Really wet.  As of August 6, the temperatures for the summer counting period (June-August) at the Gainesville Regional Airport have been averaging only about one degree above normal. … Continue reading

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Soggy Start to the Work Week in North Florida

By on August 4th, 2013

The first full week of August will pick up where July ended, with yet another round or two of heavy rain possible for residents of North Florida.  It’s the same pattern, different month, basically.  The jet stream will steer another … Continue reading

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