The threat includes 15 million people across central and southern Florida.
Airports in Orlando, Tampa, Miami and Fort Lauderdale have seen delays between 45 minutes and close to two hours as air traffic is experiencing gate hold and delays taxiing.
“Damaging winds, a tornado or two, and isolated large hail are expected this afternoon across central Florida,” SPC said. “The threat for a few damaging gusts will also shift southward into south Florida later this afternoon/evening.”
A cluster of severe storms organized Sunday morning across the state. This storm complex is forecast to accelerate east and south impacting the entire Florida Peninsula throughout the day today.