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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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Rain from Debby creates mosquito breeding ground

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

North Central Floridians are still feeling the effects of what was then Tropical Storm Debby. As residents continue the clean up effort, they have to now keep an eye out for mosquitoes. These insects now have more places to lay their [...]

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Flood waters cause aggravation to residents along the Santa Fe and Suwannee Rivers

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:43 am

All of the rainfall from what was Tropical Storm Debby is slowly making it way to many of Florida’s creeks and rivers. Several popular North Central Florida waterways are becoming a bit hazardous for public use.  Lars Anderson lives where the Ichetucknee [...]

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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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Beryl cuts the music a little short at the Florida Folk Festival

By on May 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:07 am

This weekend between 10 to 15 thousand people were attending the Florida Folk Festival at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Springs. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend reports, White Springs is in Hamilton County and [...]

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Tropical Storm Beryl drenches Florida and Georgia

By on May 28th, 2012 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 7:23 am

A curated glance at some of the images folks in Florida and the Southeast are posting to Twitter and social networks from Tropical Storm Beryl.

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Tropical Storm Beryl causing hazardous surf conditions

By on May 27th, 2012 | Last updated: September 27, 2012 at 2:42 pm

As Tropical Storm Beryl approaches Northeast Florida, the rough surf is reaching as far south as Daytona Beach (Sunday video).  The Sunday morning SERT (State Emergency Response Team) forecast calls for wave heights up to 14 feet offshore and near [...]

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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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Cabbage Growers Take A Hit From Freeze

By on January 13th, 2010 | Last updated: October 4, 2012 at 2:58 pm

By Lynsey Saunders – WUFT-FM Crops all over the Florida peninsula have succumbed to the cold weather. Cabbage grown in Putnam County has taken a beating from the frigid temperatures this past week. WUFT-FM’s Lynsey Saunders reports how many growers [...]

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