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 — 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Ocala, Florida —Looks like another wet day, as well as Friday and Saturday. Have your umbrella ready. Drive with extra caution if you get caught in the rain and watch for standing water. Today, May 1, 2014 there is a 57% chance of rain — intervals of clouds and sun with a shower or thunderstorm […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]