Orlando Florida. – According to the National Weather Service (NWS) forecast, central Florida is at minimal risk of severe weather from a shock breeze.

The NWS predicts scattered thunderstorms over east-central Florida this afternoon

then they will move towards the coastal area until nightfall.

Storms could have a stronger impact from Orlando to the south and could become strong to severe, especially around 6:00 p.m.

The main threats from these storms are electric shocks, winds around 50 miles per hour (mph) with some gusts of up to 60 mph. Heavy showers are not excluded either.

Following the rains, rainfall accumulations of around two inches could cause water to pool on area roads or in poorly drained areas.

Although there is a moderate risk of rip currents on beaches in the area.

What to do in case of bad weather?

The NWS advises that if you are outdoors and hear thunder, find a safe place indoors to protect yourself from possible electric shock.

They also advise you to stay informed via TV, NOAA radio, keep emergency alerts enabled on your cell phone, and monitor government apps and web pages.

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