hero image
Jeff Huffman - University of Florida. Gainesville, FL, US

Jeff Huffman Jeff Huffman

Chief Meteorologist of UF Weather | University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, UNITED STATES

Jeff Huffman developed and directs the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network.


Jeff Huffman developed and directs the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network, which provides real-time severe weather and other emergency data through the state's public radio stations reaching more than 20 million Floridians. Upon is arrival at UF in 2011, he helped build WRUF-TV, a 24-hour news, weather and sports channel serving Alachua and Marion counties. Most recently, Huffman led coverage efforts - before, during and after - for Hurricanes Matthew, Irma, Maria and Michael. Prior to joining CJC, Huffman spent eight years as the morning meteorologist for the ABC and FOX affiliates in Mid-Missouri.

Industry Expertise (1)

Media - Broadcast

Areas of Expertise (3)

Hurricane Effects on Florida Agriculture

Emergency Services and Hurricanes

Climate Change

Media Appearances (1)

We actually don't know how 'bad' hurricane season could be yet

The Hill  online


The metrics may have changed, but the message is still the same: Hurricanes can be deadly, destructive — yet, very difficult to understand. And they happen every year irrespective of a seasonal forecast, a pandemic or even climate change.

view more






loading image loading image



Languages (1)

  • English