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 […]

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 […]

Special weather statement for October 4th, to Oct. 6th

Special weather statement for October 4th, to Oct. 6th

  After dealing with a rather wet and soggy September month, drier weather will finally arrive in Florida as this first week of October moves in and the state trends out of the rainy season. Not that there is such a thing as “out of the rainy season” in Florida. Tonight’s forecast is breezy and […]

Special weather statement

Special weather statement

  Ocala, Florida — The U.S. National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement effective until Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 6:15 a.m. High pressure will build in from the north tonight. Clear skies, light winds, and dry air will result in optimal radiational cooling. Temperatures will fall to their coolest levels since Spring […]

Meteor Shower In The Forecast

Meteor Shower In The Forecast

Cosmic Event — Attention families, space geeks and insomniacs alike, the Earth is set to intercept a new meteor shower late Friday into Saturday. Many forecasts show 200 to 1,000 meteors per hour between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. Eastern Time on Saturday. “We expect these meteors to radiate from a point in Camelopardalis, also […]

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 […]

Florida Weather Alert For April 18, 2014

Florida Weather Alert For April 18, 2014

  The U.S. National Weather Service has issued a storm warning as well as a flood watch for North Central Florida beginning Friday April 18, 2014 to April 19, 2014. Drivers are urged to use caution as they travel on Friday and possibly into Saturday. Between two to five inches of rain are in the […]

Temperatures Lowest In Decades – Freeze Warning

Temperatures Lowest In Decades – Freeze Warning

  Meteorologists are calling it a “Polar Vortex.” Most residents across the U.S. are just calling it “Way Too Cold.” The temperature predictions are startling: 25 below zero in Fargo, N.D., minus 31 in International Falls, Minn., and 15 below in Indianapolis and Chicago. At those temperatures, exposed skin can get frostbitten within minutes and […]