An account of Tallahassee’s snowfall history

Beautiful views of winter snowfall, the beach and the ocean — Courtesy: Shutterstock — YAROSLOVE_PHOTO_VIDEO Floridians are accustomed to weather phenomena such as hurricanes, thunderstorms, and extreme heat. But Florida weather forecasters hardly ever mention snowfall. There have been occasional whiteouts in Tallahassee, with the most significant snowstorm taking place on February 12–13, 1958. “Democrat

After tornadoes were detected in North Florida and Georgia, Miami is once again at risk of tornadoes

Flooded street after tornadoes and gusts of wind in Fort Lauderdale – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by FotoKina On Monday, there was a fresh risk of severe weather in South Florida, including gusty gusts, hail, and maybe a tornado. The Miami and Florida Keys regions were under a tornado watch for a portion of Sunday,

Snow in the Sunshine State? Strong cold front brings a rare, wintry mix to the Panhandle on Tuesday

Wintry mix hits Florida Panhandle – Woman sitting near fireplace with mug in hand – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Alina Rosanova On Tuesday morning, snow fell in some surprising places in North Florida! In the far west of the Florida Panhandle on Tuesday, an unusual wintry mix made landfall. When people woke up, a

On Saturday, an intense tornado tore through Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Waterspout Water Tornado – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by aramiu On Saturday, a tornado tore through Fort Lauderdale, Florida, damaging power lines and yachts. The National Weather Service office in Miami states that at approximately 5:50 p.m. EST, they got numerous phone calls and social media claims of a twister near Federal Highway. Approximately five

Here’s why there might be a lot of fog on the roadways in Central Florida on New Year’s Day

New Year’s Day – Foggy road and trees – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Anastasiia Selezniova Parts of Central Florida are ringing in 2024 with heavy fog.  A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for Orange County, Northern Lake County, Southern Lake County, Seminole County, and Inland Volusia County until at least 10 a.m. on

Christmas Day marked the start of significant weather changes in Central Florida

Seaside cold weather in Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Kristi Blokhin A few light raindrops had fallen on Christmas Eve, but this isolated pattern of rain quickly ended. On Sunday, it was predicted that an area of low pressure would travel eastward from the Texas and Louisiana region toward the Sunshine State. The moisture that

A strengthening storm makes its way up the East Coast, pummeling Florida with strong winds and rain

Storm on the Caribbean – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Drew McArthur As it moves up the East Coast, a storm that is getting stronger is wreaking havoc on Florida with strong winds and heavy rain, posing a threat to travel, power outages, flooding, and hazardous surf. Showers and thunderstorms have already impacted a large

Large waves are predicted to pound the Atlantic coast, posing a multiday flash flood hazard to Florida

Flood Hurricane Ian in Central Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — america365 With rainy, erratic weather returning to the Sunshine State and increasing the likelihood of flash flooding and coastal flooding, it will be a nasty end to the week throughout Florida. This is because of a cold front that is stationary along the Florida Straits

The coldest air of the winter season is on its way to Florida

Coldest weather of the season coming to Florida – Woman sitting near fireplace with mug in hand – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Alina Rosanova Some of the coldest air of the season so far is headed for Central Florida in our next big cold air punch. Monday’s front will bring clouds for the first

With heavy rain predicted, millions in South Florida are in increased danger of flooding

Tropical Storm Causes Flooding on Streets – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Alexandru Chiriac With heavy rain predicted for Wednesday and Thursday, seven million residents along Florida’s east coast were placed under a Flood Watch on Tuesday afternoon. The cities of Melbourne, West Palm Beach, and Fort Lauderdale were included in the Flood Watch, which