Widespread storms deliver heavy rain, lightning

The FOX 35 Storm Team is monitoring a strong line of storms moving south across the Florida peninsula this Friday afternoon.  Heavy rain, wind gusts, hail, and lightning are all possible.  Localized flooding is also a threat due to torrential rainfall. Watch FOX 35 Storm Tracker Radar in video player above. 

The National Weather Service says numerous thunderstorms are ongoing across the Orlando Metro area and southern Lake County, with many more expected to develop over the next hour. Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning is occurring with these storms and wind gusts are possible that could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects.  

These storms may intensify, so be sure to monitor the FOX 35 Storm Team Weather app for interactive radar and live storm coverage.