May 17, 2024
High rip current risk this weekend along Florida's Gulf beaches

A combination of a cold front moving across Florida this weekend and winds predominantly out of the south to southwest through Sunday, is bringing dangerous and life threatening rip currents along Florida’s Gulf Coast. The National Weather Service says there is a High Risk for rip currents along Florida’s panhandle from Pensacola over to Alligator […]

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May 16, 2024
Severe & flash flood threat for Friday

Another week ends with the risk of severe weather and flash flooding for Florida´s Panhandle. Friday will be a busy day with the next storm system moving through and affecting this region at least until Saturday afternoon. A warm front will approach the northern Gulf Coast on Friday, increasing the rain activity and even producing […]

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May 15, 2024
NHC begins issuing outlooks today, including 7 day outlook

The 2024 Atlantic hurricane season is still a little over two weeks away, but the first forecasts start today. The National Hurricane Center began issuing their tropical weather outlooks today, which show the probability of tropical cyclones forming over a given area in the next two to seven days. Even though hurricane season doesn’t officially […]

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May 14, 2024
Soggy & stormy Florida: severe, flood risk continues

The persistent storms pushed offshore to the east of Central Florida this afternoon, but don’t let your guard down as more rounds of storms will approach the state and pick up intensity in the evening and Wednesday morning. Watch for evening storms moving from north to south affecting the I-10 corridor, and then moving over […]

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May 13, 2024
Florida's forecast: Tornados are possible along I-10 & flood risk increases

Severe storms are moving from the west and along a warm front that is approaching the Gulf Coast. There is a tornado watch in effect for Northwest Florida and the Panhandle at least through 7 p.m. Monday. This means that storms could produce tornadoes this afternoon. For Monday, the main threat with the storms will […]

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May 9, 2024
Risk for severe thunderstorms over North Florida, Panhandle on Thursday and Friday

Several rounds of potentially dangerous thunderstorms are forecasted for parts of Florida’s Panhandle and North Florida on Thursday and Friday. According to specialists at the Storm Prediction Center in Normal Oklahoma, these storms could produce all modes of severe weather: Straight-line winds in excess of 60 mph, large hail, and tornadoes. On Thursday morning, mid-level […]

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May 8, 2024
Hottest temperatures so far this year are impacting most of Florida

Florida’s hottest months have not officially arrived, but this week temperatures could reach the hottest so far this year, and heat indices could reach the triple digits in places as far north as Jacksonville. Luckily, the heat will be quickly tamed, for a few days, by a cold front that will come to the rescue […]

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May 3, 2024
Hurricane Preparedness Week 2024

Sunday May 5th is the first day of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admistration (NOAA) National Hurricane Preparedness Week. The start of the 2024 hurricane season less than a month away and there are early indicators of an active year in the tropics. Seasonal outlooks from the Climate Prediction Center forecast a transition to more […]

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