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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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Uncomfortable heat and humidity expected through end of the week

By on June 11th, 2013

Both the rainy season and typical summer heat have arrived late this year in Gainesville.  The rainy season kicked off last week with the arrival of Tropical Storm Andrea.  The heat gets here Wednesday.  WRUF is projecting temperatures to reach … Continue reading

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April-Like Warmth to Continue for a Week

By on January 10th, 2013

81° would be a temperature most-often achieved on an April afternoon in Gainesville.  That’s the average high for April 16th.  Today’s WRUF forecast high of 81 would come short of the record high for this date, but January 10th, 2013 … Continue reading

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100+ Heat Index Expected for Gator’s Home Opener

By on August 31st, 2012

Gator fans are encouraged to be smart about their tailgating and celebrating on Saturday’s home opener against Bowling Green.  The absence of thunderstorms and cloud cover will allow a warm air mass sitting overhead to reach its full potential by … Continue reading

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Saturday to be First of Many with 100+ Heat Indices

By on June 29th, 2012

The high pressure ridge responsible for more than 1100 record highs set across the nation this week will be inching closer on Saturday.  The upper-level feature will likely stall across Georgia through the weekend, continuing to sponsor sunny skies, little … Continue reading

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Oppressive Heat & Humidity on the Way

By on June 27th, 2012

High pressure building in the wake of Tropical Storm Debby will provide ample sunshine over the coming days with no chance for rain.  This, combined with the amount of water on the ground and in the soil that will likely … Continue reading

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