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Strong Storms and Heavy Rain Mark Arrival of Unusual Front

By on July 14th, 2014

8 AM UPDATE: Thunderstorms got an early start today thanks to a plume of deep moisture moving in out of the Gulf of Mexico ahead of an unusually strong front slated to arrive tomorrow. North Florida will dry out in the … Continue reading

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Unusual July Cold Front Brings Possible Severe Weather Midweek

By on July 13th, 2014

The calendar says July, but his week’s weather pattern would be more typical in the fall or spring.  An unusually strong cold front will plunge southward and bring relief from the mid-summer heat to most of the nation east of … Continue reading

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Update: Straight-Line Winds Damage Homes and Businesses in North Florida Sunday

Update:  The National Weather Service confirmed to WRUF Weather that the damage from Sunday’s storms was a result of downburst winds and not a tornado.  Dr. David Prevatt, Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering for the … Continue reading

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Damage Reports from Storms Moving Through North Florida

By on May 15th, 2014

A strong late season cold front is moving through North Florida on Thursday. A flash flood warning was in effect for Dixie and Lafayette counties after receiving heavy rainfall overnight and showers once again in the morning hours. Heavy rain will … Continue reading

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Strong Thunderstorms Possible Next Two Days in North Florida

The combination of tropical moisture and a strong late-season front talked about earlier this week here on WRUFWeather.com will produce two rounds of strong thunderstorm activity in North Florida.  The first round arrives with a pronounced sea breeze event Wednesday afternoon. … Continue reading

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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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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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