The end of the week will be hot, hot and more hot across Central Florida as temperatures top out at feeling like more than 100.
Channel 9 meteorologist Brian Shields said the above average temperatures are set to continue into the weekend with highs sticking around 95 degrees.
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“The heat is on,” Shields said.
Decent chances of afternoon storms are also forecast to hang around, with a 40% chance of rain through Sunday.
Slow moving heavy lightning storms will develop along the East Coast Sea Breeze and will be moving slowly towards the western counties through sunset.
Central Florida can expect lots of lightning and heavy rain in spots.
New warning until 5:15pm. Northern Orange and parts of Seminole. Tracking north at 10-15mph. pic.twitter.com/x9HvggY9dJ— tom terry (@TTerryWFTV) July 18, 2019
Gusty winds rushing outward in SW Orange county. pic.twitter.com/7HhexNyyCh— tom terry (@TTerryWFTV) July 18, 2019
Storms building all around downtown #Orlando. Live tracking in minutes on @WFTV. Storm motion is very slow today, so heavy rain and frequent lightning are our main threats. #StormAlert9 pic.twitter.com/rSjfFyPYZl— tom terry (@TTerryWFTV) July 18, 2019
Stormy at the #MouseHouse this afternoon. Tracking building storms over #Disney #LakeBuenaVista #Celebration #DrPhillips. More developing over/near I-4 through drive-time. See you #LIVE on @WFTV at 4pm. #StormAlert9 pic.twitter.com/7Bia1W86Qk— tom terry (@TTerryWFTV) July 18, 2019
The heat is on: Temps to feel as high as 106 before afternoon storms blow in Thursday | 📺 Watch #WFTV Channel 9 NOW for live #weather updates: https://t.co/SYYBFZ0j8T— WFTV Channel 9 (@WFTV) July 18, 2019
☀️ Read the latest: https://t.co/HeR7rfnf0o @BrianShieldsTV @RMcCranieWFTV pic.twitter.com/AjCWgNOZVJ
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