WRUF Weather

Category Archives: Forecast

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

Posted in Forecast | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Forecast | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Forecast | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 2013 Season, Erin, Flooding, Forecast, Heavy Rain, Tropical Weather | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 10-Day Forecast, Forecast | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Forecast, Heat Wave | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Forecast | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Forecast, Heavy Rain | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Forecast | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Forecast, Heavy Rain | Leave a comment