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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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Tropical Storm Patty Forms Near Bahamas

By on October 11th, 2012

Tropical Depression 16 was named Tropical Storm Patty  late Thursday afternoon near the Bahamas, or 475 mile east of Miami.  Thunderstorm activity persisted long-enough near an area of lower pressure to warrant the upgrade into a Tropical Storm.  Wind shear … Continue reading

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Invest 98L Being Closely Watched for Development

By on October 10th, 2012

Invest 98L is currently located approximately 500 miles east of the Windward Islands.  Convection has increased near what appears to be a developing center of circulation over the past 24 hours.  Upper-level winds also appear to be allowing the storms … Continue reading

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Still Watching the Gulf, but Development Likely Irrelevant

By on September 6th, 2012

 

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Tropical Alert: Isaac May be Reborn

By on September 5th, 2012

Isaac is back.  Well, the partial remnants of the former hurricane, that is.  After a seven-day trip over land in the central and southern part of the U.S., Isaac’s remnants have now moved back over the warm waters of the … Continue reading

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Even “The Cone” Isn’t Big Enough

By on August 27th, 2012

New Orleans could be ground zero.  Then again, Miami was the first target.  Following that was Fort Meyers, Sarasota, and Tampa Bay, Florida.  Instead, the storm decided to sneak through the Florida Straits near Key West.  So then came Mobile, … Continue reading

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