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10-Day Outlook: Unsettled Weekend and a Cold Start to March

By on February 21st, 2013

The massive winter storm that is currently moving through the Central U.S. is likely to weaken considerably by the time it reaches The Sunshine State.  However, the colder air rushing in behind this system will help to better define a … Continue reading

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1/30: Tracking the Front: Latest on the Wind, Rain & Colder Temps

24-hour storm reports as of 4pm Wednesday The cold front we’ve been tracking for days will arrive on schedule tonight.  Over 300 reports of wind damage have already been reported along its trip through central part of the country, with … Continue reading

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1/29: Wednesday Night Whiplash

By on January 29th, 2013

Video update as of Noon Tuesday Futuretrack of the cold front on its approach to N-Central Florida Wednesday night. W’s are wild on Wednesday.  A warm and windy afternoon will likely turn wet by evening, marking the return of winter-like … Continue reading

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Soggy Sunday Ahead

By on January 3rd, 2013

Saturday is the pick day of the weekend for both travel and outdoor activities.  A soggy Sunday will greet many UF students as they return to Gainesville for the start of the spring semester on Monday.  WRUF urges all motorists … Continue reading

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Winter Storms Likely to Impact Holiday Travel Through the New Year

By on December 17th, 2012

Santa better fasten his seat belt this year!  And so should you if you will be navigating the highways or catching a flight through the central part of the United States.  We first alerted you that a change in the … Continue reading

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Strong T-Storms Possible This Evening

By on December 17th, 2012

Strong thunderstorms capable of some gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning are possible this evening across a portion of North-Central Florida.  A low potential for severe weather, including damaging winds and isolated tornadoes, exists near the I-10 corridor (area … Continue reading

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Severe T-Storms Possible This Evening for Parts of N-Central Florida

By on December 11th, 2012

UPDATE 5:00PM - As the sun sets, our opportunity for stronger thunderstorms may be dwindling just a bit.  The arrival of the aforementioned (below) piece of energy out of the Gulf of Mexico has been delayed just a bit.  Nonetheless, Gator … Continue reading

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Tornadoes Captured on Video in Central Florida Monday

By on December 10th, 2012

Amateur video uploaded to WESH.com of Monday’s tornado near Edgewater, FL quickly became the all-time most-watched raw video on their site. We knew something wasn’t right in our atmosphere.  After nearly two weeks of unseasonably warm temperatures and high humidity … Continue reading

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Strong Storms Possible Later Today

By on October 8th, 2012

DISCUSSION:  As of Noon today, a cold front was slowly moving through North-Central Florida and has stalled near a line from Cedar Key to Williston to Saint Augustine.  (see live analysis map).  An extensive cloud deck has moved overhead, which … Continue reading

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Strong Storms Possible Monday

By on September 30th, 2012

An approaching front from the west, combined with a surplus of tropical moisture moving northward across the state will create an unstable air mass by early afternoon on Monday. The front will likely trigger strong to severe storms across the … Continue reading

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