Afternoon storms may impact airline operations at OIA, officials say

Moisture supplied by Arlene in the Gulf of Mexico helping fuel storms

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando International Airport officials warned that operations may be impacted by storms moving through the Central Florida area on Saturday afternoon.

In a tweet posted at 4:09 p.m., the post read in part, “airline operations may be impacted - flight/baggage delivery delays may occur.”

Abundant moisture supplied by Arlene in the Gulf of Mexico allowed for numerous storms to develop Saturday afternoon.

You can watch the News 6 live radar here to stay up to date on the weather.

According to airport officials, the advise passengers to check with your airline directly for updates regarding their operations.

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