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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released a seasonal hurricane forecast. WUFT Meteorologist Marithza Calderon says it’s no surprise that they say we could be in for another inactive season.
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.
Forecasters are predicting a roughly 50 percent chance a major hurricane could hit Florida or the East Coast this upcoming hurricane season. Colorado State University’s William Gray explained his prediction, which includes a 72 percent chance that a major hurricane will hit the U.S. in 2013.
WUFT’s meteorologist discusses Tropical Storm Isaac’s path and its similarities to Hurricane Katrina with a FEMA representative.
Hurricane Ernesto is now fading away into Mexico after making landfall late yesterday on the Yucatan Peninsula. But what about our chances to see a big storm? WUSF’s Steve Newborn reports those odds are going up – at least for […]
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 – […]
The hurricane season does not offically begin until tomorrow, June 1st. However there have been two storms named already in 2012. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman reports area utilities encourage the public to be prepared now. Alachua County received some […]
Floridians are no strangers to handling big storms, but as Tropical Depression Beryl continues spinning north of the state, Floridians are breathing a sigh of relief for the much needed rain and minimal wind impact. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith […]
It has been nearly eight years since North Central Florida has been directly impacted from a hurricane. Despite several active years since that memorable 2004 season, Floridians have dodged nearly every storm. But with the 2012 season season upon us, […]
Hurricanes Karla, Igor and Julia show how September is a peak month in the Florida hurricane season. September 16th marked the anniversary of the 1928 hurricane which swept through Florida taking many lives and causing horrific damage. 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Patrick […]