The NOAA said, "Due to expected flooding, heavy rain, and high winds with the possibility of tornadoes, the current threat to life and property is elevated."
[Last updated on October 7, 2016, at 4:33 p.m. Brought to you by Ocala Post and our partners at AccuWeather. ] Stay tuned to this article for future updates and videos. Shelters are now closed. Hurricane Matthew is now a category 3, sustained winds of 120 m.p.h. The National Weather service said, “Because the hurricane is over […]
No, the image has not been photo shopped. The satellite photo was aired on Tuesday by Weather Channel senior meteorologist Stu Ostro as Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti. The image shows the hurricane through an infrared camera lens. Many turned to social media and said the photo resembled a creepy clown or skull.
[Last updated on September 1, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. Video is brought to you by our partners at AccuWeather. Alerts will be updated throughout the day.] Hermine has strengthened to a hurricane and will deliver heavy rain, gusty winds, flooding and possibly tornadoes into Friday. This will be the first hurricane to make landfall in Florida […]
Ocala, Florida — Tropical Storm Colin could bring winds between 20-57 miles per hour. To be safe, efforts should made to secure lawn furniture, trash cans, or loose debris. According to the U.S. National Weather Service, the biggest threat to Marion County will be heavy rain. Peak rainfall has been projected to be […]
The Florida Highway Patrol is warning Saturday morning drivers about areas of fog in Marion County and other surrounding areas. I-75 — north and southbound from Ocala — might also experience areas of heavy fog. Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling. Visibility may deteriorate quickly due to smoke/fog type conditions, especially during the […]
Ocala, Florida — Marion County Fire Rescue specialty units had a delayed response to the EF-1 tornado that touched down Monday in the Palm Cay and Oak Run subdivisions, located off SR 200. Approximately 50 homes were damaged and at least a dozen more suffered major damage. According to the National Weather Service, an EF-1 […]
Ocala, Florida — Confirmed tornado: The National Weather Service reported dozens of homes being damaged in the Palm Cay and Oak Run subdivisions off of State Road 200, Ocala. On Tuesday, officials confirmed that the storm was an EF1 tornado, which produces 86 to 109 mph winds. The tornado caused homes to lose their roofs, […]
[Last updated on April 20, 2015, at 4:45 p.m.] The National Weather Service has issued a significant weather advisory for Marion, Citrus, Clay, Hernando, Sumter, Pasco, Putnam, Alachua, Flagler, and St. Johns counties. At 3:21 p.m., doppler radar tracked a line of strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Interlachen to Beverly Hills moving east […]
Ocala, Florida — The National Weather Service has issued a heavy fog advisory until 9 a.m. today. Visibility will be greatly reduced. All motorists are reminded to keep their low-beam headlights on as required by Florida statute. Driving with headlights on in the fog greatly reduces the risk of traffic accidents.
Chillicothe, Missouri — As a woman was driving down a county road, she came across a farmer burning off his field. The Instagram up-loader known as “Nicejalapeno,” said it was a windy day and the flames were intense. As she stopped to snap a photo, the wind kicked up and created a fire tornado or […]