As Tropical Storm Debby slowly makes its way to North Central Florida, Gainesville Regional Utilities has people on standby to monitor the situation around the city. Because of the potential for strong winds and heavy rain, GRU says trees could fall and damage power lines and block roads. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on what the company is doing to prepare for the storm.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/GRUPREPWRAPSD.mp3]
Alachua County and other places across North Central Florida are making preparations for the rare March freeze expected for tonight. Check in to WUFT.org for live weather updates.