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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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Tropical Storm Andrea makes landfall in Dixie County

THE BOTTOM LINE Andrea made landfall at 5:45 pm, 10 miles south of Steinhatchee, Dixie County The storm has weakened, and will continue to weaken overnight as it makes its way across the state, and northward along the mid-atlantic states. … Continue reading

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Tracking the Tropics: Watching Gulf closely this week

History says a storm forms in the Gulf or western Caribbean about once every two years and it usually moves west toward Texas or crosses the Florida peninsula. (NOAA) Hurricane season began Saturday and it didn’t take long for something … Continue reading

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Dr. Gray: Chances a Major Hurricane Hits Florida are Nearly Twice as High this Year

By on April 10th, 2013
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Sandy vs. Florida: Too Close to Call

By on October 23rd, 2012

In this political season of swaying polls and spirited debates, there’s something more than just partisan pundits spinning out there.  This candidate pays no attention to “no-spin” zones  and might just play “hard ball” with the swing state of Florida. … Continue reading

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Patty Falls Apart, Rafael Forms in Caribbean

By on October 13th, 2012

Patty was downgraded to a Tropical Depression late Friday and completely dissipated early Saturday.  However, it may be what’s farther out to sea that warrants greater attention in the tropics over the coming days.  Even still, a direct impact from … Continue reading

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