Weather forecast: Monday afternoon may see strong storms

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A large batch of showers and storms passed across much of central Florida Monday morning, bringing a quick round of gusty wind and much needed rain.Monday to see high of 82 degreesMonday afternoon may see showers, thunderstormsTuesday to see potential for severe weatherSEE BELOW: See our 7-day forecast ▼Morning storms brought damaging wind to parts of north Florida, with gusty conditions and a few lightning strikes as they fell apart on their trek across our area.Breaks in the cloud cover for Monday afternoon should allow us to warm up into the 80s, and with energy still in the atmosphere, a threat for some scattered storms redeveloping.Breaks in the cloud cover are anticipated for some of us Monday afternoon, which will help warm us into the 80s. Those of you stuck in clouds and scattered, lingering showers can expect temps to remain below 80. Isolated storms developing elsewhere in the sun breaks may produce frequent lightning and downpours. We then turn our attention to a vigorous system set to feed off our warm, juicy air.A squall line with damaging wind, isolated tornadoes, frequent lightning and locally heavy rain is set to race across the peninsula from late morning into the late afternoon. Behind the front, cooler and drier air moves in to round out the week.WEATHER ON THE GO: Download the Spectrum News 13 app and get StormTracker 13 & Safety Net alerts wherever you are.GET WEATHER ALERTS: Sign up to receive weather text alerts from Spectrum News 13Poor to flat surfing conditions will greet those hoping to catch a few waves. We’ll have a small easterly trade swell and wave heights around ankle high at best.No improvement is expected the next few days as the surf will be nearly flat. Our other concern with beach goers will be the potential for showers and storms. When thunder roars, go indoors.View LIVE Interactive StormTracker 13 Radar Map      View our LIVE Sky 13 Weather Cameras     Sign up for Severe Weather AlertsWe want your pictures!Show us what the weather looks like in your neighborhood. Your photo could end up on News 13 and mynews13.com/weatherpics.Get the Spectrum News 13 app for iOS or AndroidTap “Submit Content” at the bottom of the app menuRemember to include your name and location
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