Storms bring lightning, rain, minor flood threat to SWFL

FORT MYERS, Fla. Strong storms were moving through central and southern Collier County shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday, bringing excessive lightning and torrential rainfall, the National Weather Service said.

Heavy rain in Lee County prompted a flood advisory until 7:15 p.m., the weather service also said.

“For the evening period, there will some scattered storm activity,” WINK Chief Meteorologist Jim Farrell said. “Same setup for tomorrow — dry weather in the morning, scattered afternoon and evening storms.”

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