Category: WJCT (Jacksonville)

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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...

Rainfall Forecast-FPBS

Hermine Headed Out, Heavy Rain Hanging Around

Hermine may be headed out, but the tropical moisture isn’t. Those who have to clean up from the first hurricane to hit Florida in more than ten years will likely be dodging more downpours through Saturday. Drier air will finally start to move in Sunday and Monday.     Tropical Storm Hermine is pulling away to the north and east,...

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...

Heat Advisory-WJCT

Heat Advisory Thursday Afternoon in Northeast Florida

  The heat will become potentially hazardous to one’s health Thursday afternoon across much of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. For this reason, the National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory from Noon to 6 pm. This includes the Jacksonville metro area, where a heat index (or “feels like” temperature) could exceed 108º.     Meteorologist Daniel Noah from the...

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...

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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...