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Severe Risk

Strong Storms Possible Thursday Afternoon

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 ruled out A late season, strong cold front is set to arrive to North Florida Thursday. Unlike the front that moved through earlier this week, this front is stronger and will bring with it a...

Forecast rainfall over the next 72 hours in North Florida.

Strong Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain Likely Friday and Saturday

Update 1:30 PM: The axis of showers and thunderstorms is starting to slowly shift northward into Alachua, Gilchrist, and Putnam Counties. So far, only a single lone shower has actually entered Gainesville metro, but heavier areas of rain continue to dance around the city. As the front to our north continues to move closer to the area, a few stronger...


Multiple Impacts from a Gulf Storm through Wednesday

UPDATE 11AM: As expected, a large complex of showers and thunderstorms moved into to central Florida overnight, and North Florida was on the northern edge of this activity with primarily a light to moderate rain. Expensive cloud cover from this activity should keep the sun from shining most of the day today, and as a result strong thunderstorm activity is not...


EF1 Tornado Damages Homes Near Ocala Monday

More than 50 homes were damaged in two separate neighborhoods southwest of Ocala Monday afternoon as severe thunderstorms rolled through. Marion County Fire Rescue responded to the calls of downed trees and damaged roofs in the Palm Cay and Oak Run subdivisions from six different stations.


Severe T-Storms, Including Tornadoes, Possible Wednesday

[su_highlight background=”#ffff99″]Live blogging from WRUF Weather will be open from 8am to 3pm Wednesday. Send us your questions and we’ll help you get to your holiday destinations safely.[/su_highlight]   [su_youtube url=”http://youtu.be/sJxf67OKHo0?list=UU8HjHhkmdxpcshlTxK-dCyw”]   Forecast data coming in to the WRUF Weather Center Tuesday afternoon continues to suggest there is the potential for severe thunderstorms across most of North-Central Florida late tonight...

The risk for severe storms, including possible tornadoes, is greatest Tuesday afternoon and night in the Florida panhandle.

Update: Severe Risk Highest on Wednesday in North Florida

The projected later arrival of the major Pre-Christmas storm will postpone the window of potential strong thunderstorm activity in North Florida. Rather than the storms hitting on Tuesday afternoon and evening, they are now more likely to arrive Christmas Eve (Wednesday) when the cold front moves in midday.  Some of the stronger storms, especially if they form a squall line,...


Pre-Christmas Storm Slows Down, Lingers Wednesday

We’ve been tracking it for days.  Now it’s time to talk specifics.  One of the most significant adjustments we’ve made to our detailed forecast for this major pre-Christmas storm is to delay its projected arrival.  Not much has changed to our thinking on the first round of rain, which is still on track to move through late Sunday night and early...

Hour by Hour forecast for Monday in Gainesville.

Severe Storms Possible Noon to 5pm in North Florida

Update 7:30 AM:  Faster Arrival of Front Latest forecast data has suggested the cold front is moving a little faster to North Florida today. Numerous tornadoes have already been reported in the panhandle this morning, and the risk for tornadoes will continue further east where a Tornado Watch has been posted for the Suwannee River Valley. Showers and thunderstorms are now possible as early...