Category: WUFT (Gainesville)

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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...

Image tweeted by the National Weather Service in Jacksonville Thursday morning.

Elevated Fire Risk Thursday Afternoon

Outdoor burning is a bad idea today. The Florida Forest Service predicts that over a million residents of north and northeast Florida will be at a “very high” risk for the rapid spread of fires by afternoon. A Wind Advisory has also been issued by the National Weather Service from Noon to 6 pm. Despite the heavy rain that fell...

A large storm system to our west will stay there, as high pressure promises to keep the weather across the Southeast dry and comfortable.

No Trouble in Paradise This Week

Monday was a great example of the weather North Florida typically experiences this time of year.  Low humidity, abundant sunshine, and comfortable daytime temperatures in the lower 80’s are what many call paradise. And guess what – this type of weather will continue for most of the upcoming week. Afternoon highs in the 80’s and overnight lows in the 50’s are expected...

Rainfall forecast through Thursday evening.

Next Round of Rain Moving In

 Update Thursday 4pm: Most areas of North Florida are likely to see showers and a few rumbles of thunder late Thursday night. Chances are highest between 9pm and 3am as a boundary pushes in from the Gulf of Mexico, moving west to east across the state. A few locally strong storms are possible, but severe weather is not expected for...

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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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Tornado Watch Extended Until 6 am for North Florida

Update Saturday 4:00 am: A large are of thunderstorms, with embedded segments capable of producing damaging wind or an isolated tornado, was moving east across the Nature Coast and Suwannee River Valley. No damage has been reported at the time of this update. Light to moderate rain will likely begin in Gainesville between 5:00 and 5:30 am, with the heavier...

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Sunshine Returns Sunday, but There’s a Catch

Saturday’s front was rather strong for this time of year. It’s also connected to an unusually cool air mass moving out of Canada. The sunshine will be nice to see on Sunday, especially considering how many outdoor plans may be spoiled Saturday. However, it won’t be the best pool or beach day. While a north breeze and much lower humidity...