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Category Archives: 2014 Season

Arthur Could be a Category 2 by Landfall in North Carolina Tonight

Now with winds of 90 mph, and a forecast for them to possibly reach 105 mph before landfall, Hurricane Arthur poses a significant threat to life and property for residents along the outer banks of North Carolina. Mandatory evacuations went … Continue reading

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Typical Summer Day as Tropical Storm Arthur Remains Offshore

By on July 2nd, 2014

Tropical Storm Arthur strengthened in the overnight hours off the east coast of Florida and will continue to make it’s way to the north and east and up the eastern seaboard. Despite the storm off the coast, North Florida will … Continue reading

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Newly formed Arthur could be a hurricane by Thursday; little or no inland impact expected

By on July 1st, 2014

Tropical Depression One was upgraded to Tropical Storm Arthur in the National Hurricane Center’s 11am advisory, at which time the system sat only 95 miles southeast of Cape Canaveral. Tropical Storm Arthur will continue to move northwest or north along … Continue reading

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Season’s First Tropical Storm Likely to Form; Minimal Impacts to North Florida

By on July 1st, 2014

Invest 91 was classified as a Tropical Depression last night in the National Hurricane Center’s 11pm advisory and the system sits only 80 miles east of Vero Beach. Our season’s first depression will likely become Tropical Storm Arthur later today … Continue reading

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First Depression of the Season Likely to Form Soon Just Offshore

By on June 30th, 2014

Very warm waters and relatively light winds aloft will yield an environment favorable for tropical storm development just offshore of Florida’s Atlantic Coast in the next 48 hours. The National Hurricane Center says there is a “high chance” a tropical … Continue reading

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Season’s First Depression Likely to Develop Just Offshore by Mid-Week

By on June 30th, 2014

Very warm waters and relatively light winds aloft will yield an environment favorable for tropical storm development just offshore of Florida’s Atlantic Coast in the next 48 hours. The National Hurricane Center says there is a “high chance” a tropical … Continue reading

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Possible tropical development close to Southeast US this weekend

By on June 26th, 2014

An area of disturbed weather along the tail end of a front could evolve into an area of low pressure this weekend just off the coast of the Carolina’s.  The National Hurricane Center is giving it a “low chance” of … Continue reading

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Why “One” is the Only Number that Matters

Every year, we hear the forecast.  Multiple forecasts, in fact.  So many numbers.  So many messages.  But officials say there’s really only one thing to remember: “It only takes one”. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) released their forecast for … Continue reading

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Tropical Moisture Meets Up with a Strong Front Thursday

The 2014 Hurricane Season is still roughly three weeks away and no tropical storms or depressions are expected in the near future.  However, a large area of tropical moisture and a relatively strong cold front (for this time of year) … Continue reading

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Live Blog: 2014 Governor’s Hurricane Conference

UF Meteorologist Jeff Huffman, along with UF’s Emergency Management Coordinator Hal Grieb, will be attending the 2014 Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Orlando this week.  Follow along as Hal shares valuable information in storm preparedness, mitigation and response Monday through Thursday. … Continue reading

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