Category Archives: Weather

Ice Protects North Central Florida Strawberries from Colder Temperatures

By on January 8th, 2014 | Last updated: January 9, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Strawberries are being frozen to prevent damage from below-freezing temperatures.

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Gainesville Braces for Freezing Temperatures

By 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.

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An EF1 Tornado Hit Palm Coast This Weekend

By 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.

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Why Florida’s Meteorologists Remain Worried About 2013’s Weak Hurricane Season

By 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.

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Even In Florida, High School Football Teams Deal With Cooler Weather

By on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 2:00 pm

The cold weather coming to North Central Florida in the fall presents different challenges to high school football players.

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Live Oak Prepares for Tropical Storm Karen

By and on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 4:37 pm

With Tropical Storm Karen looking like it could be the second named storm to make landfall in the United States this season, Downtown Cafe employee Stephanie McIntosh was reminded Thursday of the devastation when Tropical Storm Debbie dumped more than a foot of water into her Live Oak Home.

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Weather Kept A Giant Blimp Grounded This Week In Ocala

By on September 25th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 7:27 am

One of the world’s largest blimps, the Spirit of George, rests on the Dunnellon/Marion County Airport airfield just west of Ocala.

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Hurricane Humberto Finally Materializes, Potentially Signaling More To Come

By on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 9:20 pm

Hurricane Humberto was the first hurricane to form this season. Though the season has been inactive because of dry air, September and October are expected to have more frequent, powerful storms.

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Tracking Andrea: Liveblog Updates

By on June 6th, 2013 | Last updated: July 1, 2013 at 12:59 pm

Tropical Storm Andrea made landfall in Florida late Thursday afternoon in the Big Bend region. WUFT provided updates throughout Thursday and Friday to this liveblog.

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Stormless for 28 Years, Cedar Key Prepares for Andrea’s Landfall

By and on June 6th, 2013 | Last updated: June 6, 2013 at 11:21 am

Low-lying areas in the town can have flooding, with docks and other structures or buildings possibly experiencing damage. City Commissioner Pat O’Neal, who was also an emergency management director, said the city has made preparations and everything is ready in case the storm becomes serious.

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