Severe storms with lightning, potentially damaging winds expected on Friday in Central Florida

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Severe weather is expected to move through Central Florida on Friday.

Fox 35 meteorologists say that the window for severe weather risk opens up around 1 p.m. on Friday and continues into the early evening. A fast moving line of storms is expected to race through the region, bringing along damaging winds, heavy rain, and maybe even isolated tornadoes.

NWS Melbourne says that two rounds of storms are possible. Showers and storms will develop out ahead of the front on Friday afternoon, with the main line of storms moving through on Friday evening.

They believe that the main threats will be damaging straight-line winds. However, isolated tornadoes and hail could occur in storms that develop ahead of the front on Friday afternoon. The greatest threat will be from Brevard to Osceola counties northward.



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