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Local Farmers Struggle To Fight Flooding

By on September 10th, 2015 | Last updated: September 10, 2015 at 2:28 pm

With all of the recent heavy rainfall, local farmers like Roy Brown are having a difficult time dealing with flooding.

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Weather Causes Increase In Baby Squirrels Falling From Trees

By on September 9th, 2015 | Last updated: September 9, 2015 at 5:41 pm

Severe rain has caused baby squirrels to fall out of trees. Florida Wildlife Care Inc. has developed a volunteer program dedicated to nursing these squirrels back to health.

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Bradford County Floods After The Ultimate Rain Shower

By on September 1st, 2015 | Last updated: September 2, 2015 at 11:31 am

Bradford County residents are struggling to travel due to rain from tropical system Erika. Sandbags are not helping, and motorists have found themselves stuck in mud holes that seem impossible to escape.

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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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In the News: rainy election day, Gator Growl raises money, Presidential dash, Nor’easter for NY, Florida voting lawsuit

By on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: November 5, 2012 at 10:13 am

Rainy Election Day predicted in the region – Showers will likely pour down on Election Day, but clear skies are expected starting Wednesday in the region this week. The Gainesville Sun Gator Growl fights to raise money for veterans – […]

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Debby didn’t dump enough rain to end Florida’s drought

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am

Residents in North Central Florida and the Panhandle are continuing cleanup efforts from all the rain dumped from what was Tropical Storm Debby.  Some parts of the state received up between 25 to 30 inchess of rain from the slow-moving […]

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Many residents of Live Oak remain displaced because of flooding

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am

The rain from Tropical Storm Debby is causing several rivers in North Central Florida rise putting residents out of their homes. The American Red Cross has opened more than a dozen shelters across Florida including one in Live Oak. The city was one of the hardest […]

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Beryl provides test run for hurricane season

By on May 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:50 am

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 […]

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Weekend rain will do little to calm North Central Florida fires

By on April 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:28 pm

With smoke and flames becoming a large issue in North Central Florida this spring, this weekend’s rain came as a much needed relief. However, Florida Forest Service Wildfire Mitigation Specialist Ludie Bond says the rain was not enough to extinguish […]

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Despite rain, water levels remain low

By on July 11th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 9:47 am

Water levels in North-Central Florida are still low despite rainfall this past weekend…and Suwannee River Water Management officials say it may take a tropical system to pull water levels back up to normal. District Senior Engineer Megan Wetherington urges residents […]

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