Orlando weather: Strong winds, hail hitting Orange County

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Winds up to 55 mph and small hail are hitting parts of Orlando, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne.

The storm has dumped up to two inches of rain in the area in an hour. Union Park, Orlando, Oviedo, Doctor Phillips and Bay Lake are the areas most impacted. The University of Central Florida and Wedgefield also were hit.

A flood advisory is in effect for parts of Orange County is in effect until 6:45 p.m.

Temperatures will cool off in the evening, dipping into the comfortable low 70s.

Rain chances taper off and skies should clear by midnight.

Meanwhile, the National Hurricane Center continues to monitor a low-pressure system in the western Caribbean Sea. It is disorganized now but could become more developed if it moves into the southwestern Gulf of Mexico later this week.

The system has a 20 percent chance of forming into a tropical disturbance in the next five days, according to the hurricane center.

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2018-06-13 21:40:00

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