• Special Weather Statement

    Updated:
    FLZ036-040-161915- Alachua FL-Marion FL- 244 PM EDT WED MAY 16 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN ALACHUA AND NORTHWESTERN MARION COUNTIES UNTIL 315 PM EDT... At 244 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Gainesville Airport, or near Gainesville, moving north at 30 mph. Wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph can be expected along with possible minor wind damage. Locations impacted include... Gainesville, Hawthorne, University Of Florida, Rochelle, Cross Creek, Orange Heights, Gainesville Airport, Newnans Lake, Waldo and Micanopy. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. && LAT...LON 2942 8206 2943 8240 2984 8245 2983 8216 2973 8207 TIME...MOT...LOC 1844Z 202DEG 20KT 2971 8230 $$

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