WRUF Weather

Category Archives: Hurricane Week

Hurricane Week: 2013 forecast for Florida

The Big One. It’s a common perception that it CAN’T happen here in North-Florida. We recently busted that myth and showed you how dangerous conditions can be hundreds of miles from the eye, even this far inland.  The 2013 Atlantic … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 Season, Hurricane Week, Tropical Weather | Leave a comment

Hurricane Week: North Florida Myths

Storm centers that have tracked within 100 miles of Gainesville since 1880. (Courtesy of Alachua County Fire Rescue) Gainesville and Ocala are protected because they are both inland, right?  And besides, doesn’t the Gulf Stream steer storms away?  It’s not … Continue reading

Posted in Hurricane Week, Tropical Weather | Leave a comment

Hurricane Week: Lessons from Sandy

Satellite view of Hurricane Sandy as the storm was becoming “post-tropical” before landfall (courtesy of NASA). The storm that hit the Jersey Shore in late October of 2012 was given so many names.  Frankenstorm.  The Storm of the Century.  Superstorm … Continue reading

Posted in Hurricane Week, Tropical Weather | Leave a comment