More strong storms headed to Central Florida

3rd consecutive day of thunderstorms expected in Orlando area

Published On: May 01 2013 04:06:12 PM EDT   Updated On: May 01 2013 09:09:25 AM EDT
Storms over Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. -

An area of low pressure in the Gulf of Mexico will bring energy for more storms across Central Florida.

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High temperatures Wednesday afternoon will reach 83 degrees in Orlando.

"Rain chances will stay at 60 percent each afternoon from Wednesday into Saturday," Local 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.  "The main threat with this week's storms will be lightning, strong winds and small hail."

Strong storms rolled through Central Florida the last two days, bringing drenching rains and downing branches.

High temperatures will remain in the low to mid-80s through the weekend.

Rain chances decrease on Sunday to 30 percent.

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