Category: WFSU (Tallahassee)

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Tornadoes Possible in Florida Panhandle Monday Night

Tornado Watch for Pensacola, Panama City Until 8 pm   Risk Spreads East Overnight The strong early December front will sweep across the Florida Panhandle early Tuesday morning. Ahead of it, multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected. Some of them could also turn severe further east, near cities such as Tallahassee and Lake City.  The stronger cells will be...

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Flood Watch Entire Florida Panhandle

Flood Watches have now been extended further west, to include the entire Florida Panhandle through Wednesday evening. Periods of moderate to heavy rain will continue to move through this region until late Wednesday.     Rainfall amounts of three to six inches are projected, with locally higher amounts possible near the immediate coast.     This is in addition to...

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Flood Watches Expanded to Include Florida Panhandle

Flood Watches have now been expanded to include Tallahassee and Florida’s Big Bend through Wednesday.  The watches continue for the Nature Coast and Suwannee River Valley through Tuesday.     As if it hasn’t already rained enough… Incredible. 24-hour rainfall totals nearing a FOOT (pink areas) near Florida's #BigBend and #NatureCoast. #flwx pic.twitter.com/fJgfb9hs83 — Jeff Huffman (@HuffmanHeadsUp) August 8, 2016  ...

Rainfall Forecast-FPBS

Flooding Possible Near Nature Coast This Weekend

  After weeks of little rainfall, too much water may fall from the sky this weekend near the Nature Coast. Forecast data suggests that up to six inches of rain is possible from Tallahassee to Tampa over the next five days, especially right along the coast. Concern is growing this may become a reality and flooding could occur, especially in...

Tornado Watch-FPBS

Tornado Watch until 4 am

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch until 4 am for all of Northeast Florida, including the Jacksonville metro area, until 4 am. As of 9 pm, a large area of non-severe showers and thunderstorms extended from near and north of a line from Port Saint Joe, Florida to Valdosta, Georgia. While environmental parameters are not particularly supportive now...

North Florida Briefly Dries Out Monday and Tuesday

A weak cold front will slide south into central Florida Monday, finally giving residents of the Panhandle a chance to dry out. Heavy rain and thunderstorms soaked holiday weekend plans from Pensacola to Tallahassee, with many locations receiving over four inches of rain in the three-day span. Panama City, for example, recorded 4.65 inches of water over the weekend. Thankfully, some drier air...

DamageRisk-FPBS

Low Chance of a Tornado/Wind in Panhandle Tonight

UPDATE 3 PM EST: Newest forecast data suggests that conditions might become briefly conducive for a tornado to form in the extreme western sections of the Florida Panhandle this evening. The greatest risk for this to occur (but it’s still a relatively “low” chance) is in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Walton, Washington and Bay counties. As of  2 PM CST, the thunderstorms that might...

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Tornado Watch until 10 am for North Florida

Update 8:30 am: The Tornado Watch has been cancelled in Alachua County. The risk continues further south, though, in Marion and Putnam Counties. Update 8 am: The Tornado Watch continues for Alachua, Marion and Putnam counties until 10 am. Even though one round of thunderstorms have already moved through prompting a few warnings north of Gainesville, the environment is still...