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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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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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Severe T-Storm Watch Until 8pm

By on July 17th, 2012

Threat Tracker shows highest chances for a severe thunderstorm in the darker orange colors through 8pm this evening. A Severe T-Storm Watch has been issued for Dixie, Lafayette, and Suwannee counties of North-Central Florida until 8pm.  Severe thunderstorms have erupted in … Continue reading

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