Warm, muggy evening; storm chance a bit higher for Thursday

Warm, muggy evening; storm chance a bit higher for Thursday
Saharan dust making Central Florida's skies hazy. Taken over Lake Conway with the storm rolling into downtown Orlando. Picture by Jaime Magnetico

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6 p.m.

Storms will continue to diminish over Central Florida. Expect partly clear skies overnight and low temperatures in the mid-70s. Storm chance will gradually increase by the end of the week and with a slightly higher chance for showers, temperatures will be less warm.

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4:30 p.m.

Flood advisory is in effect for Central Orange county. Please avoid driving through flooded roads.

3 p.m. update.

Storms are lining up and on the move from west to east. Storms with clusters of lightning will be sweeping through Volusia, Seminole, Orange and Osceola counties within the next couple of hours. The line of storms will be over Brevard county by 4:00 p.m.

The northern portion of the line of storms has already passed over much of Volusia County, developing strong wind gusts above 40 mph in Daytona Beach airport and in Ormond beach, trees were downed just south of Palm Coast in Flagler county and a funnel cloud was reported in Flagler Beach around 1:50 p.m.


Earlier story:

Temperatures will remain hot throughout Central Florida and storm chance will gradually increase for Wednesday.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • A few more clouds will hold the temperatures in the low-to-mid 90s Wednesday.
  • A 40 percent chance of isolated storms during the afternoon. Evening temps drop to the mid-70s.
  • Storm chance will gradually increase by the end of the week and with a slightly higher chance for showers, temperatures will be less warm.

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Watch your 5-day forecast below:

Afternoon storms for Thursday

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