Hurricane Matthew scraping Florida’s coast, 600,000 without power so far

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."

Hurricane Matthew scraping Florida’s coast, 600,000 without power so far

  [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 […]

Weird face-like image appears during satellite imaging

Weird face-like image appears during satellite imaging

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.  

Fog advisory for January 16, 2016

Fog advisory for January 16, 2016

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 […]

Fire crews had no choice; delayed response time to Monday’s tornado

Fire crews had no choice; delayed response time to Monday’s tornado

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 […]

Severe weather alert for April 20, 2015

Severe weather alert for April 20, 2015

[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 […]

Picture captures fire-whirl

Picture captures fire-whirl

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 […]