Category: University of Florida

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Best Weather Day in the Swamp

The first and only noon game in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium this season will be the comfortable one. A noon kickoff in The Swamp often comes with the thought of a  sweltering heat index. This will not be the case Saturday. If you’re heading out to tailgate early, temperatures will be warming from the 50s to the 60s, skies will be...

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Brief Shower Possible Saturday Afternoon

Friday Midday Update: Chances of a brief shower Saturday afternoon in Gainesville have increased. The highest chance of rain is between 5 and 8 pm, but a sprinkle or two also can’t be ruled out earlier in the day. The rest of our forecast for all of the homecoming festivities is detailed below.   Live Coverage of the Parade Friday 12 to...

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Showers Will Drift North During the Game

Update 7 pm:  Showers have developed near Gainesville and points north, with a few pockets of heavy rain noted on Storm Track Radar.  The cells are moving very slowly, but should gradually drift north of campus by 7:30. There is a small chance a few more showers will develop, but it is unlikely that they would be heavy or produce...

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In All Kinds of Weather, We Track Every Storm

Florida head football coach Jim McElwain is no stranger to severe weather. He’s pretty much seen it all, from blizzards in his home state of Montana to the devastating tornadoes in 2011 while he was the offensive coordinator at Alabama. One thing he might still be getting acquainted with are the very changeable Florida skies. This was certainly the case...

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#UFGrad Sunday: Warm, but possible shower late

Update Sunday 6 pm: We have no changes since our last update. We are reasonably confident UF campus will stay lightning free through 9 pm.  However, a brief shower can’t be ruled out during the second half of the ceremony. UF Forecaster Dan Henry with a video update… Update Sunday 1 pm: It promises to be another warm and sunny day in...

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Orange and Blue Will be Cool

  Nearly perfect weather conditions are expected for the big matchup between the Orange and Blue teams in the Swamp Friday night. The only weather challenge will be a gusty wind at times in the early evening hours. It could whip up to 20 mph at times as it ushers in a cooler air mass that will arrive overnight. Kickoff...

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A Spring Break That’s Actually Spring-Like

The University of Florida takes their break earlier than most schools, and there have been some years when the weather didn’t make this seem like a great idea. Not this year! Comfortable and (mostly) dry weather is expected across all of Florida over the next ten days.  UF Forecaster Danielle Prinz made her debut on WRUF-TV this week, just in...

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Cold Reaction from UF Community

Now’s a good time to wash your tanks bros. Ladies, layers and UGG’s. And while you’re at it, just let it rip on social media. We’re not sure what’s worse – #Rainesville or this cold snap.  Either way, we appreciate the feedback. Use #WeatherTogether so that we can share in the love. And check in with us often for updates...

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Chilly Weekend in Atlanta for Gator Fans

[yt4wp-video video_id=”WOa4lk23Wsc”] Gators fans heading to Atlanta to watch the SEC Championship Game will need the winter gear to stay warm. No precipitation is expected, so there shouldn’t be any trouble on the roadways. Those pit stops may be a bit chilly, though. As you cross the state line Friday, temperatures will be falling from an afternoon high near 60...