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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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Freeze Warnings & Frost Advisories Tonight

By on January 21st, 2013

The last time the Gainesville Regional Airport recorded a temperature at or below freezing was December 30th.  Since then, we’ve seen the mercury climb as high as 83 and had stretch of eight days in a row of 80-degree afternoons. … Continue reading

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Gainesville: Are You Ready for This?

Hour-by-Hour graph for Gainesville on Thursday showing the remarkable contrast from morning to evening. The blue line represents the wind chill, or what it will feel like considering the wind. North-Central Floridians should prepare for a 50-degree swing in how … Continue reading

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Spoiler Alert: Winter is Not Over

By on January 15th, 2013

You knew it wouldn’t last.  We first told you eight days ago that a prolonged spell of unusual warmth was on its way.  And seven 80-degree days later, it continues.  We even get a “bonus” day with Wednesday’s high temperatures … Continue reading

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Hard Freeze to Officially Welcome Winter

Winter officially begins at 6:12 am on Friday.  And it’s literally just a few hours before this moment that a major cold front will blow through North-Central Florida, welcoming in the coldest air we have seen so far this season. … Continue reading

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Winter Storms Likely to Impact Holiday Travel Through the New Year

By on December 17th, 2012

Santa better fasten his seat belt this year!  And so should you if you will be navigating the highways or catching a flight through the central part of the United States.  We first alerted you that a change in the … Continue reading

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Freeze Warnings Posted for All of North-Central Florida

By on November 25th, 2012

Better bundle up for your commute Monday morning! Temperatures will fall into the upper 20s across most of North-Central Florida, with both Frost Advisories and Freeze Warnings in place for inland areas. The chill will begin as soon as the sun … Continue reading

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