WEATHER NEWS




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 Chills Fall to 20's by Saturday Morning

December 8, 2016 • By UF Forecaster Deborah Alberto

Front arrives Thursday afternoon Near-freezing wind chills Friday morning Even colder Saturday morning; wind chills in 20s   The coldest air of the early winter season...


Two Strong Fronts This Week

December 4, 2016 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

- First front delivers measurable rain Monday night - Severe thunderstorms possible Tuesday morning - Arctic air follows a second front Friday Two strong fronts...


Severe Risk Diminishes, Heavy Rain Continues

December 4, 2016 • By UF Forecaster Deborah Alberto

Update Tuesday 9 AM: Multiple downpours will continue through the late morning hours in North Florida. A second (or third) line of showers and thunderstorms will be moving...


Near-Record Warmth to End November

November 29, 2016 • By UF Forecaster Deborah Alberto

Near-record warmth is expected to close out November.  Many areas across North Florida will be flirting with record highs Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons. The high...



Warm through Christmas, Even by Florida Standards

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...


Freezing Wind Chills Headed to Florida

December 8, 2016 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

- North winds stay elevated for two days - Chills in 20s and 30s by Saturday morning - Freeze Watch for parts of North Florida...


Drought Relief on the Way to Florida

December 4, 2016 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

Over 1.4 million Floridians are in a drought Measurable rain expected Monday and Tuesday Above normal rain also possible next 14 days     Farmers...


Rare Late November Hurricane Forms in Caribbean

November 22, 2016 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

- Latest hurricane on record to form in Caribbean - Would be first to ever make landfall in Costa Rica - Otto poses no threat to Florida...


Tropical Storm Otto Forms, Threatens Central America

November 21, 2016 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

- Tropical Storm Otto forms in southwest Caribbean - May become a hurricane late this week - Otto is not forecast to impact the U.S....



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...



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...


Severe Weather Risk Tuesday

December 5, 2016 • By UF Forecaster Deborah Alberto

Strong Storms Possible Mainly in our Northwestern zones this evening, overnight, and early Tuesday.   Short term: The SPC has highlighted most of northwest Florida...


Two Fronts: One Wet, One Cold

December 4, 2016 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

I flushed Editor to use prepopulated intellicast data as more guidance. Our forecast was headed in the right direction, but I did need to move...