Rain in forecast for Daytona 500

High temperatures to be in mid-80s in Central Florida

Published On: Feb 21 2013 10:57:39 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 21 2013 05:41:51 PM EST
Weekend temps in Central Florida
DAYTONA, Fla. -

Rain is in the forecast for the upcoming weekend and could cause trouble for the Daytona 500.

There's a 40 percent chance of rain for Sunday, with high temperatures reaching 80 degrees.

"Right now, the rain is expected to arrive late Saturday into Sunday, so there's a chance the track could be wet," Local 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.  "We'll continue with rain chances through the week."

After reaching 80 degrees on Thursday, Friday's high will top out around 85 degrees in Orlando, with a 20 percent chance of showers.  Overnight lows will be in the mid-60s. 

Saturday's high temperature will also hit the mid-80s, with rain chances increasing to 30 percent. 

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