Central Floridians can expect more strong storms and heavy rain today even as many are still cleaning up damage from yesterday’s showers.
Scattered showers and storms will return Wednesday afternoon. Weaker steering winds allow both sea breeze boundaries to push inland.
Strongest storms will occur with boundary collisions late in the day. High temperatures will reach the upper 80s to lower 90s.
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Storms in Central Florida have pushed offshore and only lingering showers remain. Forecasters with the National Weather Service expect Okeechobee, Martin and St. Lucie counties to see activity through 8 p.m.
Special Marine Warning for the coast waters from Melbourne Beach to St. Lucie Inlet out to 60 NM until 7:30 p.m.
At 5:21 p.m., NWS radar indicated a line of thunderstorms producing strong winds over 34 knots from 30 miles east of Melbourne Beach to Winter Beach, moving northeast at 15 knots.
A Significant Weather Advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts between 40 and 45 mph over central Volusia County until 3:15 p.m.
At 2:41 p.m., NWS radar indicated a storm capable of producing strong wind gusts 11 miles west of Edgewater, moving northeast at 35 mph.
An Airport Weather Warning is in effect for Orlando International and Executive Airports for thunderstorms expected to produce wind gusts of 35 knots or greater until 2:30 p.m.
A Significant Weather Advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts between up to 50 mph and small hail over eastern Lake, western Orange, northwestern Osceola, western Seminole, western Volusia counties until 2:15 p.m.
At 1:23 p.m., NWS radar indicated a line of storms capable of producing strong winds and small hail from 17 miles west of Lake George to 25 miles southwest of Lake Louisa, moving east at 25 mph.
Parts of Central Florida saw storm damage Tuesday as a line of strong stroms moved through the area. The southern end of Brevard County saw some of the most action.
On Wailae Circle in Palm Bay, a tree was uprooted by hugh winds that roared through late yesterday afternoon. We've also seen siding lying in a yard and branches down in other neighborhoods in the area.
Residents at the Malabar Lakes Apartments near I-95 and Palm Bay Road said the storm barrelled through. They said they weren't expecting this much damage.
“I was worried. The first thing I did was call my wife to make sure she was okay because I realized there had been so much damage by the winds that she could have been in danger also," said resident Josh Cox.
No one was hurt in the storms.