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News 6 pinpointing Tropical Storm Colin in Central Florida

We are pinpointing the very latest on Tropical Storm Collin.

There are tropical storm warnings in effect for all central Florida coastal counties.

Also, inland counties of Marion and Sumter are under tropical storm warnings until further notice.

This means there is the possibility of tropical storm force winds moving through Central Florida from now on into Tuesday.

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The greatest threat of severe weather across Central Florida will be from now through Tuesday.

The main threats will be isolated tornadoes and strong wind gust greater than 60 miles an hourmph.

Flooding is also a concern as heavy rain it will be possible on and off through Monday and Tuesday.

Some model data takes the heaviest rain to the north of central Florida. The forecast for the heaviest rain will depend mainly on the official track of Colin.

So far, the track takes Colin north of central Florida and most of the heaviest rain with it.

Expect up to 5 inches of rain possible in some spots before it's all said and done on Tuesday here in Central Florida.

The coverage of rain in Central Florida for Monday on and off through the day will be at 100 percent.

Rain chances taper a little bit by Tuesday to 60 percent.

Expect rain chances at 40 percent as the sea breeze action kicks back up Wednesday through next weekend.

Afternoon high temperatures will be well below the average.

The average high in Orlando is 90.

Expect high temperatures in the low 80s for Monday and the upper 80s by Tuesday.

Afternoon high temperatures will be back closer to the average in the low 90s Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday and Sunday.


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