80-degree temperatures expected to linger in Central Florida

Rain, cooler weather forecast for Orlando area later in week

Published On: Jan 28 2013 11:38:57 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 28 2013 11:40:58 AM EST
Temps in Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. -

Near-record high temperatures will linger in Central Florida, but some changes are on the way.

The high on Monday will hit 82 degrees, and the warm temperatures will last a few more days.

"We'll reach 82 degrees in Orlando on Tuesday, 10 degrees above the average," Local 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.

Rain chances are slim across the region on Monday.

"One or two areas could see a couple of showers," Bridges said.

The lows will hover near 60 degrees.

On Wednesday, the high will reach 84 degrees, but there's a 40 percent chance of rain late in the day that will drop temperatures.

The high Thursday will be 72, with an overnight low of 46 degrees.  There's also a 30 percent chance of rain.

Highs near 70 are forecast for Friday through Sunday, with lows in the upper 40s.

Watch Local 6 News for more.