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In The News: Construction Developments In Gainesville; Troops in Afghanistan; Florida Senate President Discusses Future Plans; Hurricane Joaquin To Strengthen

By on September 30th, 2015 | Last updated: September 30, 2015 at 10:20 am

Developers Changing Landscape In All Directions – Development projects that will bring new retail, office and apartment buildings to Gainesville are in progress. Butler North and The Standard are areas that are currently under construction. The Gainesville Sun U.S. military […]

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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson Talks to UF Researchers On Rising Sea Threat

By on September 1st, 2015 | Last updated: September 2, 2015 at 9:24 am

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson met with UF researchers to discuss the impact that rising seas will have on North Florida and to look for ways to make the public aware. He questioned whether a natural disaster would have to occur before people grasp the severity of the threat.

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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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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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Keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Isaac

By on August 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

Tropical storm Isaac is in the Atlantic near the Island of Guadalupe.  It could head to Tampa Bay by Monday… as a hurricane.  Dennis Feltgen, spokesman for the National Hurricane Center in Miami, says Isaac may not be a tropical […]

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Assessing the progress of hurricane forecasting, 20 years after Andrew

By on July 24th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:35 pm

As the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew approaches, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration today discussed the experience of forecasting Hurricane Andrew and the advances in forecasting since 1992. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Denise Toledo has more.

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Inland counties not immune from hurricanes

By on June 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:40 pm

Hurricane season has started and many of the warnings are gearing towards coastal regions. Although Bradford County is not on the coast, it still has  to worry about many areas including enviromental concerns. Bradford county emergency managment planner Michael Heeder […]

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The beginning of the end to Florida’s drought is near

By on May 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 2:07 pm

It would take a long-lasting, large-scale weather event, such as a tropical storm or hurricane, to bring a complete end to our year-long drought in North Central Florida.  However, an early start to the rainy season and near-normal summer rainfall […]

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