WEATHER NEWS




Freeze Warnings Tonight for All of North Florida

March 15, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

Five or more hours of subfreezing temps expected Record low likely to be shattered in Gainesville Wind chills as cold as the lower 20s by...


Record Cold, Freezing Temperatures Likely Wednesday Night

March 14, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

Late-season freeze likely Wednesday night Record lows likely Thursday morning Frost possible Thursday night   Paybacks are...well, frigid.  The past three months have been the...


Shocking Temperature Drop Expected Thursday

March 1, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

Temperatures could be more than 25 degrees colder Thursday afternoon in Gainesville, compared to the same time the day before. Meteorological spring kicked off with...


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...



Four Million Floridians Under a Freeze Warning Tonight

March 15, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

- More than ten records could be broken - Freeze Warnings in effect for nearly half the state - The cold will continue through Friday morning More...


Much-Needed Rain Moving into Florida

March 12, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

- Parts of Florida are in a moderate drought - Periods of rain possible Sunday and Monday - Highest coverage of the rain will be...


Warmest Winter on Record for Parts of Florida

March 1, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

The state tourism industry calls it “Bragging Season”. To the weather community, the three-month period from December to February is referred to as meteorological winter....


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...



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...