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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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Tuesday’s Triple Digit Heat to Turn Skies Turbulent by Evening

By on June 10th, 2014

UPDATE:  Possible sea breeze collision zone today is likely to be near US 301 and not until after 6pm.  A surge of deeper moisture from central and south Florida could aid in the redevelopment of showers and thunderstorms for many … Continue reading

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Recent Heavy Rain Likely Cause of Sinkhole in Alachua County

A large sinkhole opened in a field Monday near Newberry Road in Jonesville next to the Campus USA Credit Union.  Alachua County Environmental Protection Director Chris Bird said he heard the sinkhole may have opened up on a farm, but … Continue reading

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Update: Welcome Break in Rain and Humidity Starts Late Monday

UPDATE:  We’ve added a chance of showers to the forecast Monday, primarily between 10am and 3pm.  The front mentioned below has been pushing in a little slower than previous forecast data had suggested, and we likely will have one more … Continue reading

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Storms Possible Memorial Day Weekend in North Florida

By on May 24th, 2014

Relief from the heat of the past couple of days will arrive in the form of showers and thunderstorms during Memorial Day weekend. Temperatures have been in the low to mid 90′s this past week, with heat indices nearing the … Continue reading

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Pensacola Flash Flooding: Live Wall of Pics/Video

By on April 30th, 2014

 

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A Few Strong Thunderstorms Possible Next Three Afternoons in North Florida

The storm system that has troubled the central U.S. over the past few days with dozens of tornadoes will begin to have influences on our skies this afternoon.  Severe weather is certainly not expected to be as widespread as it … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Severe threat is over for NC Florida

By on April 17th, 2014

TRACK THE STORMS WITH US LIVE – ASK QUESTIONS, SHARE REPORTS! UPDATE FRIDAY 8:30PM Most of the rainfall has finally started to exit Alachua County and the severe weather threat is over. A wide area of showers and a few … Continue reading

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Strong Storms Tuesday, Much Cooler Wednesday

We’ve enjoyed a long stretch of warm, dry and mainly sunny weather for nearly a week in North Florida.  And it won’t be long until we’ll be wishing for a cold front to bring relief from heat and humidity.  However, … Continue reading

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2014 National Hurricane Conference: Huffman’s Live Blog

By on April 14th, 2014

Meteorologist Jeff Huffman is attending and reporting from the 2014 National Hurricane Conference in Orlando, Florida this week.  Follow along as he gathers and shares valuable information related to the upcoming season.  Feel free to ask him questions and he’ll … Continue reading

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