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Tropical Disturbance Could Wash Out Part of Your Weekend

By on August 3rd, 2012

An area of convection (or thunderstorm activity) is being closely monitored by the National Hurricane Center for possible tropical development within the next 48 hours.  We’re watching it closely as well here at WRUF for potential impact to Floridians over … Continue reading

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Depression Five Forms; Likely a Storm Soon

By on August 2nd, 2012

  11am Update Centered 13.0N 54.3W (or 450 miles east of the Winward Islands) Winds: 35 mph Pressure: 1008 mb Moving W at 20 mph    

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Tropics Heating Up, but No Threat to U.S.

By on August 1st, 2012

August is typically when tropical activity in the Atlantic ramps up, with more than three times the number of storms forming on average compared to June or July.  But unlike the atypical start to our season, namely the four storms … Continue reading

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Tropical Wave Watch: Development Unlikely

By on July 22nd, 2012

A wave of tropical moisture and lower pressure was approaching southern Florida Sunday evening.  This wave has a low chance (according to the NHC) of becoming a tropical cyclone.  Upper-level wind are only marginally favorable and the system is likely … Continue reading

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Tropical Update: Quiet Next Five Days

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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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Tropical Update: River Flooding Continues & Watching the Atlantic

By on June 29th, 2012

 

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