Heavy rain, lightning kicks off weekend in Central Florida

Central Florida has seen a wet Friday.  Moisture increased across the region ahead of a weak front that will slowly move across the state later tonight. 

We started the day on a cloudy note. By the early afternoon hours, things began to pick up with some isolated storms.  That prompted the FOX 35 Storm Team to issued a FOX 35 Storm Alert Day, but that has since expired.

The heavier rains are moving into South Florida. 

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Temperatures this weekend hold on to the upper-80s. 

The weak front, bringing storms this afternoon, will pass across the state this weekend leaving dry air in its wake. There is a 20% chance for showers on Saturday but conditions appear to be improving.

Make sure you keep your umbrella handy later today and stay weather aware.  Download the FOX 35 Storm Team Weather app for live radar, severe weather alerts, and daily forecast reports on your phone

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