High temperatures fuel scattered storms around Central Florida on Sunday

ORLANDO, Fla. — High temperatures helped to fuel scattered storms throughout Central Florida on Sunday.

7:10 p.m. update:

Storms fired up around Central Florida on Sunday afternoon after temperatures rose to the 90s in some areas.


The storm activity is expected to last for several hours and impact mainly the western counties in Central Florida.

A flood warning was issued for parts of Marion County along with a severe thunderstorm warning for Ocala.

A flood warning was also issued for the DeLeon Springs area of Volusia County.

Some of the storms have the threat of damaging wind and small hail.

There was also a flood advisory issued for the Apopka area

Things should be quiet overnight with a larger wet pattern shaping up for the week ahead.

Original report:

Sunday’s forecast brings all the usual conditions Central Florida offers in the summer months: heat, humidity and storms.

Highs on Sunday will reach the low 90s inland and the upper 80s along the coast. Temperatures will feel like 100 degrees before the sea breeze storms fire up.

Those storms will work from the coastal areas around lunchtime to the interior through the afternoon.

We will see a 50% chance of rain on Sunday.

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Rusty McCranie

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