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Jeff Huffman

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

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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New Era For Hurricane Awareness

Water, not wind, leads to more fatalities during hurricanes. Due to this, National Hurricane Center has decided to upgrade its technology to determine where and when water might be life-threatening during a hurricane.

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