Hourly News Update
Florida takes precauations ahead of southeast severe weather
By Cameron Taylor on March 2nd, 2012
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The season may be half over, but the chances for a tropical storm or hurricane to hit Florida are not on the decline…yet. In what appears to be a relatively quiet hurricane season so far, history says Floridians should not let their guard down.
Thunderstorms redeveloped very close to the center of Invest 93 last night, but this trend did not continue through the morning hours. Wind shear and dry air continue to stunt the growth or intensification of this wave of low pressure. […]
The heavy rainfall may lead to serious health problems for horses in a Marion County horse rescue organization. The Horse Protection Association of Florida has a drainage problem on their land that has lead to standing water that may harm the horses.
A new flood chart will help residents along the Little and Withlacoochee River gauge how they could be affected by severe flooding in the future. Some city officials also believe the chart will be useful for Floridians farther south near the Suwannee River.
Strawberry producers are feeling the heat from the cold temperatures. Output is low and prices are rising for strawberries this season.