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The cold weather coming to North Central Florida in the fall presents different challenges to high school football players.
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.
One of the world’s largest blimps, the Spirit of George, rests on the Dunnellon/Marion County Airport airfield just west of Ocala.
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.
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.
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.
Some North Florida Counties are making changes to their preparations for a smoother hurricane season this year.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently made that prediction for the period beginning Saturday and stretching through November 30. FEMA administrator Craig Fugate offered advice Friday on how to prepare.
The National Weather Service says there’s an outbreak of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes for the Southeast region. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor reports, Florida is taking the necessary steps to be prepared.