ORLANDO, Fla. – A strong storm will develop in the northeast Gulf of Mexico Friday night into Saturday morning. As the storm moves into the Southeast U.S. Saturday afternoon, a few strong storms will be possible across Central Florida.
The main threat will be damaging wind, but a brief tornado or two cannot be ruled out. The highest chance for severe weather Saturday will be north of Orlando.
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Scattered rain and clouds will be around north of Orlando to start Saturday.
There will be a notable chunk of dry weather from late Saturday morning through early Saturday afternoon. The chance for strong storms will be in between 1 p.m. through 7 p.m.
Storms push east through the late afternoon and early evening.
A few showers may linger Sunday morning, but there will be a drying trend through the afternoon.
As the storm pulls away, expect the winds to crank up to a tune of 30-40 mph gusts.
Highs only top out in the 60s Sunday afternoon as colder air rushes in behind the storm.
It will be cold Monday morning with temperatures falling into the 30s and 40s.
The continued breeze will make it feel even colder.