LIVE RADAR: Tornado watch expires in Flagler County

Orlando area to see mid-80s on Monday

ORLANDO, Fla. – A tornado watch was issued Monday for Flagler County as strong storms rolled through the region.

The watch expired at 10 p.m.

A tornado watch means tornadoes are possible in the area.

A tornado warning means a tornado has been sighted or indicated by radar.


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Rain chances will be at 40% Monday afternoon.

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High temperatures will be in the mid-80s across Central Florida on Monday. The record high in Orlando on this date is 90, set in 1935.

Expect a cooldown behind the front by Tuesday. We will only see temperatures in the mid-70s Tuesday afternoon, with a 30% chance of rain.

Highs in the Orlando area warm to near 80 on Wednesday.

Expect rain chances -- on and off -- at 50% by Wednesday night and 20% on Thursday.

Another front keeps rain chances at 40% on Friday.

We will be clearing out for the weekend, with a big cooldown Saturday. Morning lows will be in the 30s and 40s, with afternoon highs in the mid-60s Saturday.

Orlando received 1.08 inches of rain Sunday, putting the deficit at 1.04 inches since Jan. 1.


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From chasing tornadoes and tracking the tropics, to forecasting ice storms and other dangerous weather, Troy Bridges has covered it all! Troy is an award-winning meteorologist who always prepares you for the day ahead on the News 6 Morning News.