LIVE RADAR: Scattered showers, storms through early evening; heat relief is on the way

LIVE RADAR: Scattered showers, storms through early evening; heat relief is on the way
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ORLANDO, Fla. — The afternoon storm pattern will continue Thursday and through the weekend, with a 50% chance of scattered showers and storms.

Some areas could get half an inch of rain. The storms will be moving at about 15 mph.

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Highs today will be warm as the winds will be from the southwest. Showers and storms will also move from the southwest.

Rain chance will pick up along Polk, Lake, and Marion Counties by 1 p.m. The showers will continue to move eastward and by 3 p.m. they should be moving over Metro Orlando. By 4 p.m., this first batch of showers will be along coastal counties.

There will be more scattered showers spread across Central Florida. Overall, conditions should remain slightly active, with rain showers through the early part of the evening.

A weak cold front will arrive Sunday, making it a bit drier and less hot. Highs will be in the mid-80s next week.

In the tropics, there are no threats for Central Florida.

Hurricane Teddy will stay out over the Atlantic likely affecting The Bermudas early next week. A disturbance in the Gulf may develop but at the moment, early computer models show this system moving very slowly and


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