WEATHER NEWS




Wind Damage Possible Tonight in North Florida

February 7, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

- Wind gusts to 60 mph possible in strongest cells - Highest chances 10 pm to Midnight in Alachua Co.   Damaging winds are possible...


Frost Advisory for All of Inland North Florida Tuesday Morning

January 30, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

A Frost Advisory has been issued for all of  inland North Florida from 3 am to 8 am Tuesday morning. Clear skies, light winds, and...


Longest Cold Snap of the Winter Arrives Friday

January 26, 2017 • By UF Forecaster Deborah Alberto

Winter is making a comeback this weekend. It won't be the coldest air this season, but it will likely last the longest.  Five straight days of...


Frigid Wind Chills

January 6, 2017 • By UF Forecaster Deborah Alberto

Strong storms possible (mainly west of I-75) midnight - 7 am Saturday Wind chills in the 20's and 30's Saturday afternoon through Monday morning Back-to-back...


Why Another [Winter] Warm Up is on the Way

December 10, 2016 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

The title of this story might be one we can repeat multiple times this winter.  Warmer than normal temperatures are expected in Florida for the...



Wind Damage & Hail Risk Approaching Panhandle

February 7, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

- Tornado Watch until 6 pm for Pensacola metro - Wind damage and large hail the primary threats - Risk spreads east this evening, diminishes...


Six More Weeks of "Florida" Expected

February 2, 2017 • By UF Forecaster Deborah Alberto

- Punxsutawney Phil says six more weeks of winter - The rodent is less accurate than a coin flip - Warmer & drier than normal...


"Particularly Dangerous Situation" Developing in Florida Right Now

January 22, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

- Greatest risk of a tornado in northeast Florida - Elevated risk of significant wind damage across nearly the entire peninsula - Some areas will...


Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Florida Sunday

January 21, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

- Greatest risk of a tornado in northeast Florida - Elevated risk of wind damage across nearly the entire peninsula - Some areas will see...


Multiple Rounds of Severe Weather Possible This Weekend

January 20, 2017 • By UF Forecaster Deborah Alberto

- Highest chances in panhandle Saturday, rest of peninsula on Sunday - Hazards include wind damage, hail, and isolated tornadoes - Localized flooding due to...



Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Outlook

November 24, 2015 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

It might behoove Floridians to stay closer to home this Thanksgiving holiday. High pressure is in control and near-ideal outdoor conditions are expected for most...


Strong El Niño Almost Certain to Continue This Winter

September 10, 2015 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

We knew El Niño was coming, and on Thursday Mike Halpert, Deputy Director of NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, made it official. "2015's El Niño now...


Weak El Nino Forms; Elevated Risk for Flooding in Southeast This Spring

March 17, 2015 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

Ocean temperatures in the central Pacific have been warmer than average for nearly a year. Only recently, though, have the anomalies reached a threshold and...


10-Day: Shift in Pattern Great News for Spring-Breakers

February 25, 2015 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

February 2015 (to date) has been pacing well below what is considered normal on the thermometer in Gainesville. And we all know we're not alone....


Winter Storm Brings Travel Troubles to the South

February 16, 2015 • By UF Forecaster Rebecca Kopelman

Snow tracker showing snowfall accumulations through Thursday in from Tennessee to the Atlantic coast It's yet another winter storm....but this time, it hits parts of...



Front Moves Through Wednesday

December 13, 2016 • By UF Forecaster Deborah Alberto

Surface high pressure over west central Florida and dry air aloft is giving us a beautiful Tuesday. However, we still have warm, moist southerly flow...


Weak Front Approaching

December 12, 2016 • By UF Forecaster Deborah Alberto

Short Term: Southwesterly flow is moving warm, moist air into the region. Therefore it's unseasonably warm once again this afternoon with highs topping out near...


Coldest Temps So Far This Season

December 7, 2016 • By UF Forecaster Deborah Alberto

We started off the work week with record warmth and we're ending it with our first blast of arctic air. Although it is noticeably cooler...


Drier, Slightly Cooler Air Moving In/Arctic Air on the Way

December 6, 2016 • By UF Forecaster Deborah Alberto

Our low this morning was 72. That is four degrees below the average HIGH of 68 degrees for this date. Furthermore the high this afternoon...


Tornado Risk Elevated EARLY Tuesday

December 5, 2016 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

I'm sending notice to our media properties for possible severe weather coverage in North Florida Tuesday MORNING 6 am to Noon. Latest data suggests that...