Jeff Huffman

Jeff is WUFT's chief meteorologist. Reach him by emailing jhuffman@wruf.com or calling 352-294-1506.

Multiple Systems In Atlantic After Ida, But No New Florida Threats

Hurricane Ida

Ida weakened to a tropical storm Monday morning in southern Mississippi, and outer bands from the former major hurricane are forecast to spread across the Florida Panhandle Monday posing a tornado and flash flood risk. Four other systems in the tropical Atlantic basin were being monitored by the National Hurricane Center, but none of them are likely to be a threat to Florida in the next five to seven days.

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Car Falls into Sinkhole from Flooding in Ocala

A certified storm spotter reported more than four inches of rain fell near Ocala in less than 30 minutes Saturday afternoon. It was enough water to flood a large section of the Shady Oaks Shopping Center near the intersection of College Road and SW 27th Avenue.  Across the street, a …

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Skepticism of the Seasonal Forecasts

Another hurricane season is almost here. It comes every year. So too the projections. The hype. But also the sobering thought that this might be the year our homes, businesses, or entire community are changed forever. Curiosity about how bad the year could be naturally generates interest. It’s one of …

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