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The 2012 Hurricane Season: Full of Records and Surprises

The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season was a doozy. From tropical storms producing record rainfalls and 100-year floods across Florida, to a 1,000-mile-wide “Super Storm” and yet another hurricane impacting New Orleans, the season gave us a number of records and … Continue reading

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Ernesto Now a Hurricane; Landfall Expected Tonight

By on August 5th, 2012

Ernesto is now a Category 1 hurricane with winds of 80mph.  Satellite data and hurricane hunter aircraft data verify that the storm continues to strengthen.  The forecast for Ernesto remains largely unchanged, with a landfall expected in Mexico south of … Continue reading

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Tropical Disturbance Could Wash Out Part of Your Weekend

By on August 3rd, 2012

An area of convection (or thunderstorm activity) is being closely monitored by the National Hurricane Center for possible tropical development within the next 48 hours.  We’re watching it closely as well here at WRUF for potential impact to Floridians over … Continue reading

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State of the Season: Early Signs a Developing El Niño May Tame the Tropics

By on July 18th, 2012

http://youtu.be/fnjOfIes2ro The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season began with a bang, spawning four named storms by June 27 and breaking numerous records, including the fastest start to an Atlantic hurricane season in history.  Two of the storms – Beryl and Debby … Continue reading

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