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Rain Chances Increasing Mid-Week in North Florida

By on July 7th, 2014

A typical summer pattern is in store for this week with rain chances increasing mid-week due to a tropical wave approaching the state. This will lead to an earlier start to shower and thunderstorm activity on Wednesday in the mid … Continue reading

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Scattered Storms Possible Through Monday; Slightly Drier Midweek

By on July 5th, 2014

A disturbance off the Atlantic coast of Jacksonville will bring some scattered showers and thunderstorms to portions of North and Central Florida this afternoon, moving from east to west. Some of these storms will be strong in nature, with heavy … Continue reading

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Hot and Possibly Stormy for Fourth of July Weekend

By on July 4th, 2014

A trough descending from the north will stir up some afternoon showers and storms this Independence Day weekend in North Florida. We saw some isolated, but locally strong storms move from west to east on Friday afternoon, putting a damper … Continue reading

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Low Rain Chances in Gainesville for Start of the Week

By on June 30th, 2014

Dry air circulating on the north side of a low pressure system off the coast of Florida will allow for dry and hot conditions for the start of the work week. The greatest rain chances on Monday will be near … Continue reading

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Hot and Possibly Stormy Week Ahead

By on June 29th, 2014

A ridge of high pressure in the Gulf of Mexico kept most areas of North Florida dry on Saturday and Sunday, but with the dry weather came a surge in heat indices. Heat indices for both Saturday and Sunday in North … Continue reading

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Less Rain, More Heat

By on June 25th, 2014

A developing upper level ridge has kept North Central Florida in a dry pattern today.  This high pressure will enable a drier but warmer pattern to continue through Saturday. A quick warm-up to the mid 90s and the lack of … Continue reading

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Drying Out in Gainesville Tuesday Evening

By on June 24th, 2014

Dry air in the mid-levels of the atmosphere led to lower coverage of the shower and thunderstorms activity today, but it just happened to be Gainesville’s day to get hit. All of the activity has shifted off to the east … Continue reading

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Rain Chances Down, Heat Builds Midweek

By on June 23rd, 2014

High pressure will be increasing winds out of the Gulf starting on Tuesday. This will push the Gulf sea breeze well inland and send the greatest rain chances east of the I-75 corridor and Gainesville. This will allow for clearer … Continue reading

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Most of Monday’s Rain Likely Midday

By on June 22nd, 2014

A stronger wind out of the west will send the Nature Coast sea breeze in much faster on Monday.  In fact, showers and a few thunderstorms could develop along it as early as 10am on Monday.  The rain and thunder … Continue reading

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Strong Storms Likely Near I-75 Friday Evening

By on June 20th, 2014

The atmosphere was sizzling Friday across north Florida, with temperatures reaching the lower 90′s and heat indices topping 100 in many locations.  A slower advancing sea breeze from both coasts has delayed the arrival of the typical afternoon showers and … Continue reading

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