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Severe Thunderstorms Possible in North Florida Monday Night

By on April 4th, 2014
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WRUF AWARENESS WEEK

By on February 24th, 2014

Spring is right around the corner, and it won’t be long until we will hear the sound of thunder nearly every day.  It’s the time of year when Floridians are eager to spend more time in the sun and enjoy … Continue reading

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T-Storms Likely Friday in North Florida

By on February 20th, 2014

A cold front will bring an end to our dry weather today, but not necessarily an end to the comfortable temperatures.  The storm system that triggered severe weather across much of the central U.S. moved into the Florida panhandle Thursday … Continue reading

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Strong front to bring thunderstorms, then colder air to North Florida Wednesday Night

By on February 11th, 2014

A strong late-winter storm will be snarling travel across much of the Southeast Wednesday and Thursday as it dumps significant snow and ice from Georgia to the Carolinas.  Further south, thunderstorms and heavy rain are likely in parts of Florida … Continue reading

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EF1 Tornado Hits Palm Coast Saturday Night

By on December 16th, 2013

Most of North and Central Florida just received a much-needed, steady, soaking rain Saturday night.  However, some residents of Flagler County are picking up pieces to their homes today, after those soggy skies turned violent when an EF1 tornado hit … Continue reading

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Severe storms possible in North Florida Tuesday Night

By on November 25th, 2013

An area of low pressure is forecast to strengthen rapidly as it comes ashore in the panhandle Tuesday and moves up the east coast Wednesday.  Warm, humid air will surge northward ahead of the storm Tuesday, setting the stage for … Continue reading

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Storms storms possible this evening near Gainesville and Ocala

By on September 6th, 2013

WHEN:  Today 4 to 9 pm WHERE:  Most-likely in Alachua, Citrus, Dixie, Levy, Marion, and Sumter counties (see map) THREATS:  Wind damage, hail up to nickel size, frequent lightning, local flooding DISCUSSION:  A weak cold front will take advantage of plenty of daytime heating … Continue reading

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Strong storms possible in North Florida this evening

By on August 5th, 2013

Sea breeze collision possible today near or just southeast of Gainesville. PRECISION POINTS Strong and isolated storms possible between 6 and 10pm Highest chances near or just east of the I-75 corridor Threats include wind damage, frequent lightning, and locally … 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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Strong storms possible where sea breezes merge this evening

By on June 25th, 2013

THE BOTTOM LINE Strong storms possible near or east of I-75 between 6 and 10pm Cells will be nearly stationary, with rainfall rates of 2″ per hour in some spots Urbanized flooding and frequent lightning possible with strongest cells THE … Continue reading

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