Lauren Rautenkranz,

Lauren Rautenkranz

Jacksonville, FL, United States

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Past articles by Lauren:

The longest day of the year is here! What does that mean?

The longest day of the year is here with 14 hours, 6 minutes of daylight in Jacksonville on Tuesday, June 21. → Read More

TROPICS: Still no named storms

Two Tropical areas to watch , with the highest chance of development, southeast of The Bahamas → Read More

What is storm surge and how could it affect my home?

Storm tide is the water level rise during a storm due to the combination of storm surge and the astronomical tide. → Read More

Stock up on hurricane supplies now! This weekend kicks off Florida's Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

The sales tax holiday begins Saturday, May 28 and extends through Friday, June 10. → Read More

Climate change and hurricanes: Your questions answered

Will hurricanes become more frequent? Will hurricanes become more intense? The answer might surprise you. → Read More

Tropical terminology: words and phrases to know during hurricane season

Tropical wave, invest, cyclone - do you know what these terms means? → Read More

NOAA predicts another above average Atlantic hurricane season with 14-21 named storms

This would be the seventh consecutive Atlantic hurricane season "above normal." → Read More

Beachgoers spot Gator hanging near the surf on Fernandina Beach

“So, a gator came out of the surf on Fernandina Beach while we were hunting shark teeth,” Tommy Masters said on Facebook. → Read More

Freeze Warning and Wind Chill Advisory in effect for Jacksonville Saturday morning

A Freeze Warning is in effect for inland areas with the entire First Coast under a Wind Chill Advisory. → Read More

Climate change is affecting where and how much snow falls across the U.S.

Between 1970-2019, snowfall decreased in the spring and fall for most of the U.S. → Read More

December 2021 ranks as the top 4 warmest on record in Jacksonville

If you thought December was unusually warm in Jacksonville this year, turns out you're right! → Read More

The end of November is here as is the end of the Atlantic hurricane season

There were 21 named storms during the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, four of which became major hurricanes. → Read More

Full Beaver, Snow, Frost Moon shining bright this week

Why is it called a Beaver Moon? The clue is in the name… → Read More

October is here and so are cooler, average daily temperatures!

Fall weather lovers, October is your month! We watch our average low and high temperatures take a big tumble from October 1 to November 1. → Read More

If it seems hazier outside in Jacksonville, it's wildfire smoke that's traveled thousands of miles to the East Coast

The smoke can be seen across Jacksonville with a hint of haziness, but is also very clear from satellite. → Read More

Hurricane Irma: A look back at the storm's path and intensity four years later

As this storm passed west of Jacksonville as "just a tropical storm" the city's downtown recorded historic flooding. → Read More

Saharan dust has arrived over Florida with another batch in the Atlantic. What it means for hurricane season

A plume of Saharan dust is moving over southern and central Florida with another batch in the eastern Atlantic. → Read More

GRACE: Grace brings heavy rainfall to Mexico

The First Coast will not see any impacts from Grace → Read More

Tropical Depression Fred: Latest projected path, models and potential impacts to Florida

Disorganized Fred has moved back over water and is expected to gradually restrengthen into a tropical storm. It will spread tropical rains our way by Sunday. → Read More

County-by-county | Here are the possible impacts Elsa could have where you live

Hurricane Preparedness County-by-county | Here are the possible impacts Elsa could have where you live The following is a county-by-county list of the projected impacts of Hurricane Elsa across the First Coast. → Read More