WEATHER NEWS




Conditions Worsen for Spread of Fires in North Florida

May 6, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

Conditions are favorable for the rapid spread of wildfires across North Florida this weekend.  On Saturday, a Red Flag Warning was issued for multiple counties...


Wind Advisory in Effect for North Florida

May 5, 2017 • By UF Forecaster Amanda Holly

Expect sustained winds 15 - 25 mph with frequent gusts up to 40 mph Be cautious of weak tree limbs that could break and fall...


Strong Storms Possible Thursday Afternoon

May 3, 2017 • By UF Forecaster Amanda Holly

Strong storms possible from 2pm Thursday to 2 am Friday Main threats will be damaging winds up to 60 mph An isolated tornado cannot be...


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...



Wind Damage, Tornadoes Possible in Parts of Florida Tonight

April 5, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

A strong spring storm will send a cold front quickly through all of Florida by midday Thursday.  The system was approaching the western side of...


Severe Drought Develops in Florida

March 31, 2017 • By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman

It’s the heart of wildfire season in Florida, and more than 90 percent of the state is in a drought. The National Drought Mitigation Center...


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....



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...