Severe Weather Expected Tonight (April 5)


The National Weather Service out of Jacksonville is expecting a strong storm system to pass through the Gainesville area this evening, Wednesday, April 5, and through the early morning of Thursday, April 6.

Heavy rain and winds are expected with possible hail and tornadic activity.  Please stay tuned to local media, and the National Weather Service between midnight and 6 a.m.

Please remember the following:

  • Don’t drive through standing water
  • If traffic signals are out, then treat intersections as four-way stops
  • Do not approach downed power lines
  • Seek shelter in an interior room without windows if a tornado warning is issued