As a cold front closes in on Central Florida, early showers and storms are expected to strike Monday night.
The cold front moved just past Pensacola as of Monday afternoon.
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Lightning storms and showers will be possible throughout much of Central Florida as the front heads south.
On Tuesday, the front is forecast to push south through Central Florida, moving past the region by Tuesday night.
After the front passes through, dry and chilly air will move in, bringing what is expected to be the coldest air since April.
Orlando can expect a low of 54 degrees Tuesday night into Wednesday, with a low of 53 degrees on Wednesday night into Thursday.
Lows in the northern portions of Central Florida are forecast to drop down to the 40s.
Ocala will drop to 43 degrees, Palm Coast to 49 degrees and The Villages to 47 degrees Tuesday night into Wednesday.
Some good news, though: by the weekend, our highs will be back in the 80s.
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