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  • Arson arrest as 10 wildfires scorch CA

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    As 10 wildfires raged across California, authorities accused one man Thursday of having deliberately set one of the larger fires that was burning nearly uncontrollably over 111 square miles, officials said.

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  • Waterspout spins near high school

    The NWS said several funnel clouds were spotted before the warning ended just after 8 p.m.

  • High risk of rip currents at area beaches

    The Coast Guard and lifeguards are advising swimmers, surfers and other beachgoers to exercise caution at local beaches because of heavy surf churned up by a hurricane 1,600 miles away.

  • Flooding on State Street causes concern

    Several intersections along State Street had to be closed Tuesday afternoon because of excess water following a downpour.

  • Edouard to grow into Category 3 storm

    The National Hurricane Center has upgraded Tropical Storm Edouard to a hurricane with winds of 80 mph. 

Weather Slideshows

Weekend rains flood Columbia County

PHOTO STORY: Flash flood watches are in effect for Columbia, Baker and Union counties after up to 12 inches of rain fell over 48 hours. Emergency Management officials are warning people to be extra cautious on the roads.

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Andrew Eddy says he and his family have stayed across the street from the ocean for about eight years and this is the worst erosion he’s seen.

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.

The Morning Show anchor Jennifer Waugh shared this image from Ponte Vedra Beach.

Monday's weather images

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


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.


Water spout sighted at beaches

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

Weather Interactives

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.



Find out all you need to know about lightning.


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.



Every year, especually in the summer, wildfires char land and threaten or destry property. They burn through forest, grasslands, and other areas. Learn more here.


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