Tuesday storm system could bring damaging winds, low tornado threat


A broad storm system will move across Central Florida on Tuesday bringing with it the threat of severe storms. Storms will begin to move in around daybreak and become widespread through the morning hours as an area of low pressure moves overhead.

A cold front will then drag through Tuesday afternoon, keeping the threat for strong to severe storms ongoing through most of the afternoon. The main threat will be damaging winds with a very low tornado threat.

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The workweek will start out with hit-or-miss showers across Central Florida.

There will be extra clouds throughout the day.



Daytime highs will be in the upper 70s. Orlando’s high is 77.

Monday night, more scattered showers will move through the area. Lows will be in the 60s.

Tuesday is a weather alert day. The best chance of rain will be in the early afternoon. Click here to download the WFTV weather app for updates to your phone, and click here to bookmark our live radar to see when the rain will be headed your way.

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Central Floridians can expect gusty winds and rain. There is also a possibility of an isolated tornado.

After Tuesday, it will dry out.

We will have a chilly Thursday morning.

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Looking ahead, Christmas weather will be nice. Daytime highs are expected to be in the 70s.

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