Video: Hurricane Irma update, sandbag locations, school closures

Video: Hurricane Irma update, sandbag locations, school closures

[Video brought to you by our partners at Accuweather.com] Officials with Marion County Public Schools announced Wednesday that they will be closed Friday, September 8, and Monday, September  11, due to Hurricane Irma. On Monday afternoon, Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for every county in Florida in anticipation of Irma. A state of emergency […]

Video: Hurricane Irma update, preparedness, school information

Video: Hurricane Irma update, preparedness, school information

[Video brought to you by our partners at Accuweather.com] Florida residents are once again preparing for a powerful hurricane. The Florida Keys is currently under an evacuation. “This hurricane has the potential to be a major event for the East Coast. It also has the potential to significantly strain FEMA and other governmental resources occurring […]

Tropical Storm Emily, 31 counties under state of emergency

Tropical Storm Emily, 31 counties under state of emergency

[Video courtesy of our partners at Accuweather.com] Today, Governor Rick Scott issued an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in 31 counties within the State of Florida in response to Tropical Storm Emily. Tropical storm warnings are currently in effect for Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, and Lee Counties. At this time, no evacuation […]

Severe weather favorable for tornados, North and Central Florida

Severe weather favorable for tornados, North and Central Florida

Tallahassee, Florida — State emergency management officials are recommending that Florida residents and visitors remain aware, as conditions favorable for severe weather continue throughout North Florida and into Central Florida for April 5, 2017, during the day and into the night. This weather system will have the potential to produce large hail, damaging wind gusts, and […]

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 […]

Severe Weather Warning For April 29, 2014

Severe Weather Warning For April 29, 2014

Ocala, Florida — On April 29, 2014 at 3:32 p.m. the National Weather Service issued a significant weather advisory for Alachua, Putnam and Marion Counties for strong winds. The National Weather Service Doppler Radar indicated strong thunderstorms centered along a line extending from 3 miles south of Melrose to 7 miles southeast of Dunnellon…moving east […]