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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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Downpours likely every day this week; severe storms possible at times

By on July 21st, 2013

UPDATE MON 5PM:  The axis of the trough has now moved to the edge of the eastern seaboard of the U.S.  This brought some heavy downpours and thunderstorms to much of the North Central Florida early on Monday, lasting well … Continue reading

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Unsettled weather lingers through Tuesday thanks to another tropical wave

By on July 14th, 2013

Soggy and squally weather will continue off and on through Tuesday, thanks to another wave of moisture surging in from the tropics, this time from the Atlantic.  No tropical cyclone development is expected, but an elongated area of lower pressure … Continue reading

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Soggy weekend on track for North Florida

By on July 12th, 2013

North Floridians planning on heading out to the beach, pool or anywhere else outdoors this weekend will want to rethink those plans.  The same weather features we have been tracking for days will work in concert to bring steady, sometimes … Continue reading

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Downpours likely Monday, severe storms possible mid-week in North Florida

By on June 30th, 2013

Doppler radar rainfall estimates from Saturday and Sunday (NOAA) The soggy weather set up will continue into the new work week for much of North Florida, with heavy rain and stronger thunderstorms expected at times.  Many neighborhoods have already seen … Continue reading

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Heavy rain and flooding possible for parts of North Florida next five days

By on June 26th, 2013

Starting this weekend and lasting through much of the upcoming 4th of July holiday, moisture will be bountiful across the Sunshine State.  An unusual weather pattern for early summer will be to thank for what could be several days in … Continue reading

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Tropical moisture and approaching front to trigger numerous storms this weekend

By on June 26th, 2013

Those with outdoor plans this weekend might want to keep WRUF Weather close by starting Friday.  We will help you plan around what will likely be several periods of strong thunderstorms and heavy rain, especially on Friday and then again Sunday. … Continue reading

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