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  • Tropical Storm Dolly forms off Mexico's coast

    Tropical Storm Dolly Tuesday AM satellite map

    Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed off the Gulf coast of Mexico on Monday, and tropical storm warnings are out for Tuxpan, in the state of Veracruz, north to La Pesca.

  • Mount Tavurvur erupts

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    Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea

    A volcano erupted in Papua New Guinea on Friday, spurting ash tens of thousands of feet into the sky.

  • Hurricane Cristobal

    Cristobal becomes hurricane, heads to sea

    After drenching parts of the Caribbean and causing at least five deaths, Hurricane Cristobal is gradually gaining strength as it heads over the Atlantic Ocean toward Bermuda.

  • Expect a messy Monday

    Expect a messy start to your workweek, with Nor'easter like conditions expected.  Winds from the northeast with range between 15 and 25mph at the beach with gusts between 30 and 45mph, placing our coastal counties under a…

  • Frost Pic

    2014 Farmer's Almanac promises "Refriger-nation"

    Get ready for the "super-cold." According to the Farmer's Almanac, this coming winter will make the United States a "refriger-nation."

Weather Slideshows

Nor'easter takes toll on beaches

The weather hammering the coastline has caused more erosion concerns in St. Johns County, where some South Ponte Vedra Beach homeowners are considering building a seawall to keep the waves from taking more of their property.

Monday's weather images

Reporters and viewers shared photos from around the area as weather rolled in on Monday.

Hurricane Arthur landfall


Arthur weakens to tropical storm

Hurricane Arthur made landfall in North Carolina late on July 3, but it did not dawdle over the coastline to vandalize neighborhoods for long. By Friday morning, it had weakened to a Category 1 and was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday.

Funnel cloud and lightning

Water spout sighted at beaches

Viewers provide photos of a water spout seen from several angles Wednesday afternoon at Atlantic and Jacksonville beach.

Memorial Day hailstorm

A thunderstorm moving out of Jacksonville and into St. Johns and Clay counties dropped not only heavy rain, but hail across a large area.

Weather Interactives

Snowed In

Extreme weather: U.S. weather records

Winter storm Cleon is pushing East and is expected to bring snow, ice and low temperatures to most of the U.S. See how the winter storm compares to the largest blizzards and low temps in history.

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Find out all you need to know about lightning.

Storm clouds


Find out all that you need to know about hail.



Interactive: Learn More About Hurricanes

As Americans prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July, East Coast residents are eyeing a storm that could become a hurricane and dampen their holiday fun. Find out all you need to know about these destructive storms.




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    After 49 years as chief meteorologist at WJXT-TV 4, George Winterling is now the station's hurricane expert. During the tropical season, follow his near-daily posts.