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NOAA: Debby was a Drought Buster

Two tropical storms in a month has officially (according to NOAA) brought an end to the drought in North-Central Florida.  Year-long rainfall deficits of nearly 20 inches have been erased and most of the state is no longer in a … Continue reading

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Major Flooding Expected on Santa Fe River

By on June 28th, 2012

The Santa Fe River near Fort White is forecast to come within three feet of breaking a record crest this weekend.  The National Weather Service is forecasting a crest of 33.5 feet on Sunday afternoon, which would be the second … Continue reading

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Debby Dumps Historic Rains on North-Central Florida

By on June 27th, 2012

The amount of rain left behind from Tropical Storm Debby will likely forever be in the record books.  Not only were several daily rainfall records shattered, 3-day totals were also ranked very high in the “top ten” lists for some cities. … Continue reading

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Update on River Flooding from Debby

By on June 27th, 2012

[UPDATED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON] The 10 to 20 inches of rain that fell in most areas will continue flowing into area creeks and streams, and eventually into the larger rivers that flow into the Gulf, such as the Sawannee.  As a … Continue reading

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Widespread and Significant Flooding Expected from Debby

By on June 26th, 2012

A persistent onslaught of moisture moving in off the Gulf of Mexico ahead of Tropical Storm Debby has continued to create slow-moving and intense bands of precipitation across Florida.  The rainfall was most-concentrated in the extreme northern part of the … Continue reading

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Debby Now Moving East Toward Cedar Key

By on June 26th, 2012

Tropical Storm Debby has turned east overnight and is slowly approaching Florida’s Nature Coast.  Debby has slowed to a crawl and is only moving at 3 mph, which is the average rate that an adult can swim.  As of the … Continue reading

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