ORLANDO, Fla. Update - The latest on Tropical Storm Idalia.

Hurricane & Storm Watches - Hurricane watch for Sumter. Tropical storm watch for Lake and Polk counties.

Idalia's Expected Path - Category 3 hurricane by Tuesday afternoon. Potential landfall from Tampa Bay to Big Bend.

Central Florida's Impact - Effects noticeable as early as Tuesday morning.

Wind Gusts Forecast - Tropical storm-force winds in Polk, Sumter, and Lake counties by Tuesday night.

Central Florida Winds - Most areas could experience tropical storm-force winds by 5 a.m. Wednesday.

Marion County Alert - Hurricane force-winds possible by Wednesday at 6 a.m.

Track Dependencies - Greater impacts if Idalia moves eastward. Lesser impacts if it shifts westward.

Rainfall Predictions - Up to 4 inches in Sumter and Lake. 2-4 inches possible in far western Orange County.

Central Florida Rainfall - 1-3 inches expected in multiple counties including Orange, Seminole, and Volusia.

Weather Forecast - Rain chances: 70% Monday, 90% Tuesday-Wednesday, 80% Thursday. Highs in upper 80s to low 90s.

Hurricane Season Reminder - The season continues through November. Stay prepared and informed.