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Severe T-Storm Watch Issued for North Florida until 7pm

WHEN:  Today 4pm to Midnight WHERE:  Highest chances near the I-10 corridor and along or east of I-75 THREATS:  Wind damage, large hail, frequent cloud-to-ground lightning DISCUSSION:  Sea breeze interactions produced wind damage in a few spots yesterday, and we … 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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The When, Where, and How Strong on the Weekend Storms

By on March 21st, 2013

Our much-advertised unsettled weekend is still on track to bring several rounds of much-needed rain and some thunder to most of North-Central Florida.  We first told you a earlier this week that this coming weekend would likely be stormy and to … Continue reading

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90mph Winds Cause Extensive Damage in Cedar Key Tuesday Morning

By on February 26th, 2013

WRUF has learned of considerable damage in Levy, parts of Gilchrist, Columbia, and Putnam counties from this mornings line of severe thunderstorms.  A team of reporters from WUFT News is working to confirm the damage and possible injuries.  Look for … Continue reading

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2/25: Tornado Watch Until 8pm

By on February 25th, 2013

 3:45 PM UPDATE: Tornado watch continues, and we’ve been tracking the progression of the warm front, which has sparked a number of cells along and north of the line from Citrus to Volusia Counties.  Currently, a line of storms has developed … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Timing & Severity of Storms Through Tuesday

By on February 23rd, 2013

WRUF has been tracking a period of unsettled weather that arrived Saturday night and will last through Tuesday.  Confidence is much higher now on the timing and strength of what will be several episodes of rain and thunder dumping some beneficial … Continue reading

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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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