LIVE RADAR: 5 inches of rainfall reported in parts of Orange County

Storms could bring up to 3 inches of rainfall, linger till 9 p.m.

ORLANDO, Fla. — Storms are building across Central Florida and moving west.

Some storms have developed flooding, with rainfall reaching 5 inches in parts of east Orange County.

A flood advisory was issued for Kissimmee, Orlando and Apopka, where 2.5 inches of rain is possible.

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A record 4 inches of rain was reported at Orlando International Airport.

After 8 p.m., the rain chance will start to gradually come down, but with the onshore flow, there could still be scattered showers even after 9 p.m.

Chief meteorologist Tom Terry tracks the storms LIVE on Channel 9 Eyewitness News. Click here to watch.

Lows tonight will be between 76 and 79 degrees.

Forecast for the second half of the week

A trough will continue to provide plenty of instability for Central Florida. Rain and storm chance will remain high. Showers and storms will continue to affect our area during, on and off through the mornings and afternoons, some during the early evening hours still on Thursday.

On Friday, the trough exits our area, which will help the storm chance decrease slightly. Temperatures will still be in the low-90s during the afternoons.

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In the tropics

In the tropics, Tropical Storm Paulette, Tropical Storm Rene continue to spin over the open Atlantic waters and they are not forecast to threaten the Americas.

We will continue to monitor the tropics, as there are two other areas where tropical development might occur by the weekend. The good news is that we have time to monitor them.

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