ORLANDO, Fla – A massive storm moving through the Deep South and eventually up into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast will bring windy and much colder weather into Central Florida Sunday. A line of strong storms moved through Central Florida earlier Sunday as as a strong cold front impacted the region.
A tornado warning was issued for South Central Lake and Southwestern Orange Counties by the National Weather Service at 8 a.m. There has been no immediate reports of damage from Central Florida.
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Other than a few stray light showers Sunday afternoon, most of Central Florida will be dry. The wind, however, will remain strong as colder air moves into Florida. Wind gusts at times will be between 30 and 40 mph through the evening. A wind advisory remains in effect for most of Central Florida until 7 p.m. Sunday.
Temperatures will hover in the low-to-mid 60s Sunday. Sunshine will increase through Sunday afternoon, but the wind will make it feel cooler than it actually is. The coldest air of the season then settles in early on in the week.
Highs with sunshine Monday only top our in the low-to-mid 60s after a start in the 40s. The coldest morning of the several days will be Tuesday with widespread temperatures in the mid-to-upper 30s.
A frost will be likely for most of Central Florida, especially in the outlying areas and places northwest of Orlando.
A freeze, temperatures of 32 degrees or lower, will be possible for Marion county. If you have sensitive plants, it may be a good idea to bring them inside or cover them for Tuesday and Wednesday. A short, gradual warm up returns for the end of the work week.