LIVE RADAR: Storms continue throughout Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — A major fall front is making its way through Central Florida on Thursday.

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5:55 p.m. update

The tornado warnings in Brevard and Osceola counties have both expired.

5:25 p.m. update

A tornado warning has been issued for a portion of Brevard County through 5:45 p.m.

5:10 p.m.

A tornado warning has been issued for a portion of southern Osceola County through 5:30 p.m.

4:35 p.m.

A couple strong storms will hang around through the evening. some of the stronger storms this evening. Lingering rain and a big cool down will follow.

4:15 p.m. update

Channel 9 viewer Phil Hancock sent in the video below of very gusty conditions with some broad circulation from New Smyrna Beach.

3:50 p.m. update

The tornado warning for portions of Volusia County has expired. Strong storms are continuing to move toward the east coast of Central Florida.

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3:35 p.m. update

A tornado warning has been issued for a portion of Volusia County, including New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater, and Glencoe, until 3:45 p.m.

Chief meteorologist Tom Terry is tracking the storm LIVE now on Ch. 9. Click here to tune in.

3:20 p.m. update

Heavy rain and gusty winds are moving into metro Orlando right now. At this time, they are below severe limits.

2:45 pm. update

Osceola County has been added to the tornado watch encompassing most of Central Florida through 5 p.m.

A strong line of storms has also triggered severe thunderstorm warnings just north and west of downtown Orlando. Some cities in the warnings include Clermont, Winter Garden, Ocoee, Apopka, Altamonte Springs.

1:55 p.m. update

Channel 9 chief meteorologist Tom Terry said a rough line of storms is moving rapidly toward the I-4 corridor. He advises that you plan on seeking shelter from gusty winds of 50-60 mph.

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12:50 p.m. update

A tornado watch has been extended into Orange and Seminole counties until 5 p.m.

12:10 p.m. update

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued in Putnam, Alachua and Marion counties.

Meteorologist Kassandra Crimi said 60 mph gusts and hail are possible.


10:35 a.m. update

Meteorologist Rusty McCranie said the first storms of the day are heading to the southwest area of the metro.

The storms are covering up Interstate 4 in Polk County. They are moving toward northwest Osceola County and will eventually enter Orange County.

McCranie said the storms will impact the attractions area soon.

9:20 a.m. update

A tornado watch has been issued for some Central Florida counties until 5 p.m.

Lake, Sumter, Volusia, Flagler, Marion and Polk counties are under the tornado watch.

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Meteorologist Rusty McCranie said the tornado watch does not include metro Orlando but that could change.

All of Central Florida needs to stay weather aware throughout the day.

8:05 a.m. update

The rain has stopped for now in Marion County.

A line of storms is making its way though the Tampa area now. The storms will arrive in Central Florida later today.

Meteorologist Brian Shields said Central Floridians should stay weather aware as the storms move into the area.

6:25 a.m. update

Some storms are starting to move into Marion County.

Rain is moving toward the Ocala area. Most of the front remains in northwestern Florida.

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It will start moving inland throughout the morning and into the afternoon hours.

5 a.m. update

Strong storms will start to move in by late morning.

The severe threat for rain and storms is highest this afternoon.

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Meteorologist Brian Shields is tracking the storms county-by-county now on Channel 9 Eyewitness News This Morning. Click here to watch live weather updates.

4:30 a.m. update

Rain and storms will begin to race in Thursday from the west to the east.

Residents in Sumter, Lake and Marion can expect to see the storms during the mid-morning hours.

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At midday, the storms will be near Interstate 4 in Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Osceola and Flagler counties.

During the mid-afternoon hours, the storms will continue to be near the I-4 area and south, in Orange, Osceola and Brevard counties.

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Meteorologist Brian Shields said some storms could be strong, with a few severe storms. In any severe storms, damaging winds are possible. Isolated tornadoes are also a risk.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

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.

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