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More storms expected to dominate weekend forecast

ORLANDO, Fla. — After a week of unusual timing with rounds of heavy storms both early and late, we’re tracking more evening storms right now and into the weekend.

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The storm happening tonight will move toward the east coast through midnight, Channel 9 Certified Chief Meteorologist Tom Terry said.

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The storm system that’s brought our daily barrage is beginning to break down and move away, so the area will have more traditional summer afternoon storms this weekend, some of which will be heavy, Terry said.

Seabreeze storms will dominate the weekend, Terry said, forming after 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon and heading toward the east coast by late afternoon.On Sunday, both seabreezes will bring scattered afternoon storms through the area. Terry said rain coverage each day is expected to be at 60%.

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Orlando-Sanford International Airport has ongoing record rainfall at 3.62 inches. Marion County remains under a flood watch through Friday evening.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.