Kelsi Thorud, WESH 2 News

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Recent articles by Kelsi:

Orlando airport predicts 1.75M travelers for Thanksgiving

Officials said the last time the airport saw so many passengers was before the pandemic. → Read More

More erosion possible after Nicole in New Smyrna Beach

Residents woke up to find most of their beach gone and dozens of beach ramps, backyards and even portions of buildings washed away with it. → Read More

Val Demings, Marco Rubio make campaign stops in Central Florida

Both Val Demings and Marco Rubio held campaign events Saturday rallying support ahead of Election Day. → Read More

Orlando housing market could be impacted by federal rate hike

"I think we will see rates come up a bit but probably not as much as people think,” Orlando realtor Chris Creegan said. → Read More

Fans pack out stadium for Monster Jam in Orlando

Monster Jam always brings out thousands of fans to Camping World Stadium and Saturday was no different. → Read More

Rubio, Demings in Orlando campaigning before election day

When asked about his final push to voters in these last few weeks, Rubio focused on issues like inflation, energy costs and crime. → Read More

DeSantis campaigns, speaks to hundreds in Orlando

With just over two weeks until election day, DeSantis made a campaign stop in Orlando Saturday, speaking to hundreds of supporters at Central Christian University. → Read More

Orlando airport officials address Terminal C issues

Thousand of passengers have already traveled through its gates, but not without a few hiccups. → Read More

New Wekiva Parkway ramp opening for Florida drivers

The first ramp connecting I-4 to the new Wekiva Parkway will open Friday morning. → Read More

New parental rights rules approved by Florida Board of Education

Emotions ran high at Wednesday's Board of Education meeting as members of the public either voiced their approval or dismay over several of the board's new rules. → Read More

Sanford pizza shop owner donates pizza to hurricane victims

While he's dealing with storm issues of his own here at home, he knows the people down in Southwest Florida are dealing with much more. → Read More

Volusia County residents searching for temporary housing

"I'm alone and there's no place to go," a Volusia County resident said. → Read More

Jill Biden joins Val Demings and Charlie Crist at Orlando rally

In front of hundreds of supporters candidate for Senate, Val Demings, along with candidate for governor, Charlie Crist, hosted a rally in front of Orlando City Hall. → Read More

Biketoberfest 2022: Bikers descend on Daytona Beach

Even though there is still cleanup to be done, several people said Biketoberfest is giving a much-needed morale boost to the city and everyone attending. → Read More

Volusia homeowner receives repairs after he helping community

In the days after Hurricane Ian hit, people in flooded out Geneva say a Deltona man gave them much needed medical supplies. → Read More

Gatorland to reopen this weekend after flooding

Staff have been working tirelessly to get all the damage fixed in time for their popular Halloween-themed event, Gators, Ghosts and Goblins. → Read More

Volusia County woman struggles to find temporary housing

Most of her belongings were destroyed and she just found out this week she's being kicked out of her apartment because the damage is too severe. → Read More

Volusia apartments deemed uninhabitable, residents' leases terminated

"Some people didn't even get a phone call that they were going to have to leave. No phone call. No notice,” residents said. → Read More

Orange County leaders to speak on hurricane damage

Some areas, county leaders say, will be looking back to normal in a few days while for other areas, it could still take months. → Read More

Beware of Hurricane Ian scams

"These scammers are very convincing, and they have a story already pre-done, and so they can kind of trick the community member into thinking this is normal." → Read More