ORLANDO, Fla. – News 6 knows its viewers are busy, but also knows that it's important to stay informed. That's why we've put together a list of things you need to know that you can easily access while you're on the go.
Here's what you need to know Thursday, July 5:
National Weather Service officials confirmed the touchdown of a tornado in Tavares Wednesday after storms moved through Central Florida. Get a look at the damage left behind in the area.
Grilling gone wrong
A Palm Bay homeowner learned the hard way that he shouldn't grill too close to his house after his home burst into flames during a Fourth of July celebration. See the flames that scorched the home.
The sport of surfing wouldn't be the same without one of Central Florida's own, but now he's hanging up his board for good. Take a look back on Kelly Slater's accomplishments before his official retirement.
If you celebrated the Fourth with News 6 at Lake Eola, you saw the amazing fireworks show. If you didn't, you need to and can watch it all here.
Activity is swirling up in the tropics as Central Florida continues to feel the heat. Get your full forecast from News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges.