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Flooding Risk Shifts East, Although Not as Severe

By on April 30th, 2014

The rain in Pensacola Tuesday night was, as some local residents put it, “biblical”.  And historical data shared by the National Weather Service in Mobile, AL verifies that the rainfall rate of over 5 inches per hour recorded at the … Continue reading

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Flood Warnings posted for North Florida Rivers through the Weekend

By on March 17th, 2014

River levels were already high from recent rains during the winter months, and today’s rainfall could send some of them over their banks by the weekend.  As of midday Monday, manly locations in north Florida and southeast Georgia had already … Continue reading

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Flood Watch issued for most of North Florida through Tuesday evening

By on September 23rd, 2013

The recent steady rains on Sunday and Monday have saturated the ground across most of North Florida.  And with more heavy rain on the way, the National Weather Service has issued an Areal Flood Watch through Tuesday evening for Alachua, … Continue reading

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Flood Warnings in effect, heavy rain continues in some areas through early evening

By on August 22nd, 2013

Heavy rain soaked much of North Florida today, and it will likely continue for some parts of the region into the early evening.  Slow-moving and strong thunderstorms, some with rainfall rates of 2 inches per hour, were to blame for … 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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Flash flooding and wind damage possible in North Florida today

By on August 16th, 2013

  FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON An abundance of tropical moisture moved into North Florida while you were sleeping last night.  Rare overnight showers were the result in many communities, and this is only the beginning of a soggy … Continue reading

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Flooding Closes Roads, Damages Businesses in Bradford County

Continuous heavy rain for over 24-hours has flooded homes, businesses, and roads across several counties in Northeast Florida.  Bradford County has been especially hard hit with several downtown businesses in Starke reporting flooding from the nearby Alligator Creek.   US … Continue reading

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Flood Watch through Saturday Morning for Northeast Florida

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch until Saturday morning for Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Putnam and Union counties.  Heavy rainfall of 1 to 2 inches has already fallen in some areas of North-Central Florida this week, and additional … Continue reading

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Severe Storms NOT as Likely Today, but Still Possible

By on April 2nd, 2013

WATCH WRUF-TV LIVE  •  TRACK THE STORMS WITH US  •  INTERACTIVE RADAR 11AM UPDATE The ingredients are certainly there for a severe weather outbreak, but the triggering mechanism for widespread thunderstorm activity will be lacking this afternoon.  This is thanks … Continue reading

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Major Flooding Expected on Santa Fe River

By on June 28th, 2012

The Santa Fe River near Fort White is forecast to come within three feet of breaking a record crest this weekend.  The National Weather Service is forecasting a crest of 33.5 feet on Sunday afternoon, which would be the second … Continue reading

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