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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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A Year After Tropical Storm Debby, Suwannee County Officials Preparing for More

By on June 5th, 2013 | Last updated: August 9, 2013 at 12:11 pm

Some North Florida Counties are making changes to their preparations for a smoother hurricane season this year.

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2013 Hurricane Season could bring between 13 and 20 named storms

By and on May 31st, 2013 | Last updated: May 31, 2013 at 4:47 pm

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.

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Florida takes precauations ahead of southeast severe weather

By on March 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:52 am

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.

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