Live radar: Scattered storms, heavy rain moving through Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Scattered storms with pockets of heavy rain and lightning have developed and are moving across Central Florida for the remainder of Tuesday afternoon.

Drivers can expect wet roadways with water collecting in low spots, as well as lightning, during their afternoon commute.


Channel 9 meteorologist George Waldenberger said with the scattered nature of the rain, some areas may see an inch of rain, while others miss out. He’ll be tracking the storms LIVE on Channel 9 Eyewitness News starting at 4 p.m.

He said a few showers will linger in some neighborhoods into the first part of the evening.

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The weather is set to calm down over night and into Wednesday morning.

More heat is expected Wednesday afternoon and more storms as well.

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Thursday will bring some cooler air and Waldenberger said our weather will dry out by the weekend.

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Katlyn Brieskorn,

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.

Sarah Wilson,

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.