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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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Higher rain chances return to North Florida through weekend

By on June 19th, 2013

After several days of relatively dry weather in north Florida, typical afternoon downpours and isolated stronger thunderstorms will be returning by week’s end.  The increase in the rain chances will be coming from two sources over the coming days, neither … Continue reading

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Rainy Season Begins in North Florida This Week

Projected afternoon dew points over the next seven days in Gainesville. Long-time Floridians know how to recognize it.  They say you can just “feel it”.  What they are likely referring to is the dew point, a unit we use to … Continue reading

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Unsettled Work Week Ahead, then Cooler for Holiday Weekend

It’s beginning to look and feel a lot like summer around North-Central Florida.  Temperatures are climbing, the humidity is starting to become noticeable, and those pesky afternoon downpours will become almost routine by the end of this upcoming work week. … Continue reading

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Wet Work Week Ahead

By on April 28th, 2013

An easterly breeze has been prevalent nearly every day in Gainesville for the past week.  This has delivered seasonably warm temperatures with lower humidity.  The conditions have been ideal for outdoor activities, especially over the past weekend. The weather system that will … Continue reading

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