Recent flooding of the Suwannee and Santa Fe rivers, in part caused by heavy rainfall, have forced some tubing and canoeing businesses to shutter, residents to evacuate and caused damage to riverside properties.
By Jeff Huffman on April 10th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 12:19 pm
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.
By Jewel Midelis on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 11:40 am
Cold weather leaves beaches empty during spring break, Levy County nuclear power plant plans continue forward, Gov. Rick Scott requests an investigation on the “Jesus”-stomping incident at Florida Atlantic University and the Supreme Court continues to hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.
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By Stefanie Cainto on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 1:15 pm
Update 1:11 p.m.: Gainesville’s tornado watch was cancelled late this morning. Alachua County is in the clear.
By Kristen Morrell on February 12th, 2013 | Last updated: February 12, 2013 at 8:04 pm
Effects of mild winter will be felt throughout the year | Gainesville.com – Temperatures in Gainesville may dip below freezing early next week due to a cold-air blast expected to hit this weekend, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist […]
By Jewel Midelis on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 27, 2013 at 7:11 pm
A mobile home near Brooker is uninhabitable due to a combination of a house fire and windy conditions on Tuesday morning.
By Ben Bornstein on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm
The cool weather in Gainesville could heat up quickly, according to Wildfire Mitigation Specialist with the Waccasassa Forestry Center Ludie Bond. Recent weather patterns have made fire conditions considerably worse than they were just a couple weeks ago.
Freshwater supplies are shrinking and drought is a concern in Florida. The drought affects agriculture and food prices.
By Forrest Smith on August 24th, 2012 | Last updated: September 6, 2012 at 4:52 pm
From Bradford County Public Information Office In anticipation of additional rainfall and potential flooding due to the approach of Tropical Storm Isaac, Bradford County is providing sand and sandbags to residents at no charge beginning today at the Heilbron Springs […]
By Jeff Huffman 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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