Rain falls in Central Florida

Orlando more than 9 inches below rainfall total for year

By Troy Bridges - Meteorologist

ORLANDO, Fla. - Rain is falling in Central Florida!

Showers began around 10:30 a.m. in the Orlando area, and there scattered showers

"Now that high pressure is breaking down, more and more tropical moisture is working in," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. "That moisture will translate into a very uncomfortable, humid day on Friday."

The high in Orlando is expected to be 91, two degrees above the average for this time of year.

"Expect a 30 percent coverage of rain Friday afternoon," Bridges said. "Expect a 30 percent coverage of rain on Saturday, with a 40 percent chance of rain on Sunday."

Rain sticks around into next week, with a 50 percent coverage area Monday through Wednesday.

"We are still 9.32 inches below in the rain gauge since January 1," Bridges said.

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