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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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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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Hard Freeze Warning Tonight

By on February 16th, 2013

The coldest air of the winter season is pouring into The Sunshine State tonight, and a hard freeze is likely in many areas.  Farmers and those with agricultural interests should take action to prevent a killing freeze by late this … Continue reading

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Hard Freeze Possible Saturday Night

By on February 14th, 2013

UPDATE FRIDAY 2PM:  A Hard Freeze Watch has been issued for all of North-Central Florida Saturday Night.  Temperatures could dip below freezing for more than six hours and possibly fall as low as the middle 20s.  Once again, this is … Continue reading

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2/1: Hard Freeze Possible Tonight

By on February 1st, 2013

Exclusive Futuretrack showing projected 5am temperatures and where a hard freeze is possible (in pink).   A Freeze Warning has been issued for all of North-Central Florida (excluding the coastlines) for the second night in a row.  And tonight could … Continue reading

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1/23: Another Chilly Night

Turn up your heaters North Central Florida, because another chilly night is ahead of us. Temperatures aren’t going to be quite as bone-chilling as they were last night,  holding above the freezing mark. However, a light westerly wind will contribute … Continue reading

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