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Line of storms soaks Central Florida

More storms possible Thursday afternoon

ORLANDO, Fla. – A line of storms along a cold front pushed through Central Florida Thursday morning, bringing heavy rain and the threat for lightning and possible strong winds with it during pre-dawn hours.

The rain began in Marion County, where a severe thunderstorm warning was in effect until 2 a.m.

After the first round of storms, rain continued to fall throughout the morning ahead of another possible round of storms Thursday afternoon.

Severe threats Thursday through the early afternoon.
Severe threats Thursday through the early afternoon.

As the cold front crosses after lunch, a few more storms could re-develop, mainly southeast of I-4. A few of the storms could be strong with damaging wind, heavy rain and lightning the main threats.

Skies clear out through the late morning northwest of I-4. An isolated storm will remain possible through about 3 p.m.
Skies clear out through the late morning northwest of I-4. An isolated storm will remain possible through about 3 p.m.

Behind the cold front Thursday evening, cooler, less-humid air returns, along with temperatures in the low 80s.

The comfortable weather sticks around through the start of the weekend before hot and humid weather arrives again Sunday.

Expect a high around 87 degrees Saturday before temperatures near 90 on Sunday. By Monday, temperatures are expected to reach the low 90s.

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