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Near-Record Cold and Bitter Wind Chills Wednesday Morning

By on March 25th, 2014

We are six days in to spring and temperatures have been close to normal so far. However, spring is about to take a “break as a brief blast of cold air arrives Tuesday evening and sends shivers down your spine … Continue reading

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Strong front to bring thunderstorms, then colder air to North Florida Wednesday Night

By on February 11th, 2014

A strong late-winter storm will be snarling travel across much of the Southeast Wednesday and Thursday as it dumps significant snow and ice from Georgia to the Carolinas.  Further south, thunderstorms and heavy rain are likely in parts of Florida … Continue reading

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Rare Winter Storm Could Make Travel Hazardous in Panhandle Tuesday Night

By on January 27th, 2014

UPDATE: WINTER STORM WATCH A Winter Storm Watch is now in effect for Columbia, Suwanee, and Union counties.  This includes areas along the I-10 corridor and the Suwanee River Valley.  Falling temperatures and a mixture of sleet and frozen rain … Continue reading

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Record-Setting Cold Likely to Arrive Monday; lasts until Wednesday

By on January 5th, 2014

The coldest air mass since 2010, maybe 2003, will be arriving in North Florida on Monday.  A few showers will mark the arrival of the arctic front between 8 and 10 am, followed by plunging temperatures and blustery winds Monday … Continue reading

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Freezing wind chills, NOT temperatures, expected tonight in Gainesville

By on November 13th, 2013

The winds you felt today in north Florida, gusting at times to 25 mph, are pushing in the coldest air of the fall season (so far) tonight.  However, those same winds will likely be the saving grace that keeps most … Continue reading

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Winter Blitz Coming Wednesday to North Florida

By on November 10th, 2013

It will only last a day or two, but much of Florida will be shocked by an early winter chill that will have folks pulling out heavy coats by mid-week.  The front responsible for this sudden change is forecast to … Continue reading

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Near-Record Cold Possible This Week

By on March 24th, 2013

The same storm system that damaged homes and cars in North-Central Florida over the weekend isn’t finished with us yet.  Northwest winds will continue to circulate around the large area of low pressure, now moving off the Mid-Atlantic coast, for … Continue reading

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Two Cold Nights Ahead

By on March 13th, 2013

You may have felt the cool breeze today in North-Central Florida.  A reinforcing cold front has kept the north wind in place and the cooler air will continue to drain into the peninsula for the next 36 hours.  Those same … Continue reading

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Latest on Weekend Cold Snap

By on February 27th, 2013

Now that we’re only a few days out, it’s time to talk details of this weekend’s cold snap.  We alerted Floridians nearly a week ago to the possibility of a really cold start to March.  We are very confident that … Continue reading

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10-Day Outlook: Unsettled Weekend and a Cold Start to March

By on February 21st, 2013

The massive winter storm that is currently moving through the Central U.S. is likely to weaken considerably by the time it reaches The Sunshine State.  However, the colder air rushing in behind this system will help to better define a … Continue reading

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