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Rain is expected to clear in time for Florida-Georgia Game

By on November 1st, 2013

A fast-moving front will likely soak early tailgaters in Jacksonville for the annual Florida-Georgia game, but conditions are expected to improve dramatically by kickoff at Everbank Field Saturday afternoon.  A soggy and humid morning will be transitioning to a drier, … Continue reading

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EERY WARM-UP FOR HALLOWEEN WEEK

By on October 27th, 2013

The cool, crisp autumn weather of late will be scared away by a shift in the winds this week across North Florida.  Jackets and hoodies will likely be replaced by shorts and short-sleeves by midweek as late-summer warmth and humidity … Continue reading

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Late-October Chill Arrives Tonight

A new air mass arrived on the scene today, one that was noticeably less humid and slightly cooler.  North winds were to thank for the change, and the comfortable (sometimes cool) late-October weather will continue for several more days.  A … Continue reading

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Newly formed Tropical Storm Karen takes aim at Florida’s panhandle this weekend

By on October 3rd, 2013

Satellite data was impressive overnight, showing what appeared to be a healthy and strengthening tropical storm.  But it wasn’t until this morning when NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft were able to confirm a well-defined low level circulation had formed on then-called … Continue reading

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Disturbance in Caribbean is targeting the Florida panhandle for heavy rain this weekend

By on October 1st, 2013

Two months to go on a relatively quiet hurricane season, and yet again there is a system struggling to develop in the Caribbean of Gulf of Mexico. Residents of Florida and the Gulf Coast have already been teased several times … Continue reading

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Jerry joins the others in no U.S. threat, but watching “97-L” closely

By on September 30th, 2013

The season’s tenth named storm of the season, Tropical Storm Jerry, formed in the central Atlantic Monday morning.  However, a weaker disturbance over the Caribbean is more worth Floridian’s attention.  Keeping with trend for much of the 2013 Hurricane Season, … Continue reading

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Wet weather expected through Wednesday in North Florida

By on September 23rd, 2013

The front that soaked our Sunday will be stalling out and sending more rain into North Florida for the first three days of the work week.  An area of low pressure forming along the front will push even greater amounts … Continue reading

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Tropical wave entering Caribbean is one of many to watch this week

By on September 1st, 2013

Snapshot of satellite and forecast models on Invest 97L from Sunday night. The colored lines represent different model forecasts for the potential path of the system and are NOT an official forecast from the National Hurricane Center. August may have … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Erin forms in eastern Atlantic; still watching system entering the Gulf closely

By on August 15th, 2013

  The season’s fifth named storm formed this morning in the eastern Atlantic, but it no immediate threat to land.  Invest 92L, the system tracking through the Caribbean, is crossing the Yucatan Peninsula now and unlikely to develop over the … Continue reading

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Tracking nature’s fireworks now; likely to clear in time for Fanfares and Fireworks

4pm Update:  Strong storms quickly moved inland from the Atlantic sea breeze, already hitting much of Marion county.  These cells broke apart a bit as they approached Alachua County, but lighter showers will continue to move near and through Gainesville … Continue reading

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