Tag Archives: Florida weather

In The News: Florida Ready For Next Hurricane, Girl Scout Cookies To Be Sold Online, Gov. Rick Scott Hosts Jobs Jamboree Barbecues, Obama Encourages Body Cameras For Police

By and on December 1st, 2014 | Last updated: December 1, 2014 at 2:40 pm

Insurers: 9-year calm means Florida is ready for next hurricane – As each hurricane-free hurricane season passes through Florida, the state becomes more financially prepared to face a stronger storm, according to insurers. The state’s Hurricane Catastrophe Fund is thought to […]

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In the News: Session Sneak Peak Tonight, Three Cold Fronts, Rep. Dana Young Joins GOPAC

By on January 14th, 2014 | Last updated: January 14, 2014 at 5:30 pm

Madison Social to host “Session Sneak Peak” tonight in Tallahassee – Madison Social is hosting a “Session Sneak Peak” Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. An “advance look” of the 2014 legislative session, which begins in March, will be delivered. […]

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Rain and Freeze Set Back Local Farmers

By on January 14th, 2014 | Last updated: January 16, 2014 at 2:14 pm

As Florida’s weather continues to fluctuate, local farmers adapt in the aftermath of early January’s bitter-cold temperatures.

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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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Storify: Severe weather damages Florida’s west coast

By on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 1:17 pm

A collection of updates from Twitter, Facebook and the Web about the damage in Cedar Key, Tampa and other areas in central Florida

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WRUF Weather: Developing El Niño May Tame the Tropics

By on July 18th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 1:44 pm

The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season began with a bang, spawning four named storms by June 27 and breaking numerous records, including the fastest start to an Atlantic hurricane season in history.  Two of the storms – Beryl and Debby – […]

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One week after Debby, dozens still displaced

By on July 6th, 2012 | Last updated: September 7, 2012 at 11:55 am

One week after Tropical Storm Debby left Florida, shelters are still open in Clay, Columbia and Suwannee counties.  Even when flood waters recede, some homes may be uninhabitable and residents may need long-term recovery assistance.  In this WUFT-TV report, Catherine […]

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North Florida road closing update

By on July 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:46 pm

From  Lake City  – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing an update on road and bridge closures in Northeast Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby.  Columbia County SR 247 at a section of roadway between County Roads 240 […]

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Cold weather residents take respite in Florida

By on December 8th, 2011 | Last updated: September 10, 2012 at 10:17 am

Florida sunshine attracts nearly one million North Americans and Europeans to our state to escape frigid winters at home. While some native Floridians complain about the “snowbird” demographic, traditionally Northern senior citizens, they provide a much needed economic boom to […]

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