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Category Archives: Weather
By UF Meteorologist Jeff Huffman on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 15, 2014 at 6:23 pm
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.
By UF Meteorologist Jeff Huffman on July 31st, 2014 | Last updated: July 31, 2014 at 2:03 pm
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. [...]
By Lawrence Chan on March 24th, 2014 | Last updated: March 24, 2014 at 7:10 pm
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.
By Alyssa Fisher on February 27th, 2014 | Last updated: February 27, 2014 at 2:18 pm
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.
By Shannon Kaestle on January 29th, 2014 | Last updated: February 1, 2014 at 8:17 pm
Strawberry producers are feeling the heat from the cold temperatures. Output is low and prices are rising for strawberries this season.
By Richard Johnson on January 15th, 2014 | Last updated: January 15, 2014 at 2:20 pm
Recent cold weather has posed challenges for homeless residents faced with the colder temperatures. In response, the Ocala Fire Rescue and the Salvation Army have organized a clothing drive that ends Thursday.
By Leah Harding on January 8th, 2014 | Last updated: January 9, 2014 at 12:30 pm
Strawberries are being frozen to prevent damage from below-freezing temperatures.
By WUFT News on January 6th, 2014 | Last updated: January 6, 2014 at 5:44 pm
As temperatures continue to fall, preparations are being made by North Florida counties from homeless shelters expanding accommodations to the closing of schools in Columbia County on Tuesday.
By UF Meteorologist Jeff Huffman on December 16th, 2013 | Last updated: December 16, 2013 at 3:45 pm
Most of North and Central Florida received only a much-needed, steady soaking rain Saturday night. But some Flagler County residents are now picking up pieces of their homes after those soggy skies turned violent.
By Courtney McKenna on December 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 2, 2013 at 2:38 pm
Emergency relief officials are worried that Florida residents are becoming complacent due to a lack of hurricane landfalls this year.