GRILL AND CHILL
Shiny, happy: Central Florida forecast calls for warmup into 80s by end of week
ORLANDO, Fla. – After a breezy start across Central Florida, winds will gust near 20 mph Tuesday afternoon. Expect high temperatures in the mid-70s after starting out in the 40s and 50s across most of Central Florida. AdExpect high temperatures near 80 on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, with highs in the mid-80s this weekend. There are no big rain chances in the forecast through the start of next week. We saw no rain in Orlando on Monday, putting our deficit at 2.19 inches since January 1.
Chilly start to week, but pleasant warmup on the way
ORLANDO, Fla. – After starting Monday in the 30s and 40s across most of Central Florida, you can expect a breezy day with highs in the low 70s. Sunshine will abound most of the week, with very limited rain chances and a high near 71 in Orlando. The average high in Orlando on this date is 77. Expect highs in he mid-70s on Tuesday and upper 70s Wednesday, under mostly sunny skies. Don’t forget to set your clock ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday night.
Orlando nearly hits record temperatures
ORLANDO, Fla. – Central Florida hit a high of 82 degrees in Orlando Monday afternoon. We did not set a record Monday but we did get close. The record today is from 1920 when Central Florida hit 86 degrees in Orlando. Again, very close to a record high, but not getting the record. By Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. the next cold front will be marching into the metro area of Central Florida.
Freeze in effect for 2 Central Florida counties
ORLANDO, Fla. – Freezing temperatures are on the way for Sunday morning in Central Florida. There is a freeze watch in effect currently for Marion County and Flagler County through Sunday morning. We are pinpointing a front as it moved through Central Florida on Friday. Expect temperatures to dip into the 30s and 40s tonight with a freeze warning likely in effect by Sunday morning. That warning is in effect for Flagler county and for Marion County.
Welcoming near record warmth into the new year
High pressure will continue to reside over the western Atlantic, keeping any notable fronts well north of the areas. Along with the warmth, expect breezy to gusty winds along the coast Thursday with winds up to 15 miles per hour. RECORDS THURSDAY:Daytona Beach: High: 88 (1990) -- Low: 70 (2015)Leesburg: High: 83 (2015) -- Low: 67 (2015)Sanford: High: 85 (1990) -- Low: 71 (2015)Orlando: High: 85 (1924) -- Low: 69 (1900)Melbourne: High: 88 (1966) -- Low: 72 (2006)The last sunrise of the year is a beauty. Expect generally dry conditions with well above normal temperatures to start off 2021 as high pressure continues to dominate. This will give us a couple of days of near or slightly below normal temperatures.
LIVE RADAR: Front bringing heavy rain, big cooldown to Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – We are pinpointing a front that will move across Central Florida on Wednesday. The front will come in as a squall line, with heavy rain and some strong wind gusts. Most of the heavy rain will push out Wednesday night. Orlando will reach a high in the upper 70s. Expect 40s and 50s across the region early Thursday morning, with highs in the 60s Thursday and Friday afternoon.
Will temps reach the 80s this week in Central Florida?
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Central Florida is looking at one more chilly night this week. That is only 3 degrees warmer than last night, but it will make a difference. Look for a high of 73 degrees in Orlando with lots of sun. Friday we will be at 74 degrees, the normal high for this time of year, and we will still be sunny and dry. The next cold Front is coming to Central Florida on Monday.
Frost Advisory in effect for a large part of Central Florida
[TRENDING: This woman received the first COVID-19 vaccine | Judge scolds theme park trespasser | Chuck Yeager dies at 97]We are looking at another cold night in Central Florida. There is now a Frost Advisory in Effect for everyone except Flagler, Coastal Volusia, and Brevard counties. Everyone else has the Frost Advisory until 8 a.m. Wednesday. Widespread Frost is to be expected. The high makes it back to 65, not normal, but much better than the 57 Central Florida had for a high today.
Groovy, cool forecast: Highs in 70s, lows in 50s
ORLANDO, Fla. – A new front is moving through Central Florida and it’s bringing big changes. Expect patchy fog to start early Monday morning, but it will burn off by 9 a.m. Expect morning lows in the 50s, with afternoon highs in the low and mid-70s through Thursday. Iota s moving west at 10 mph and is likely to make landfall Monday as a Category 3 hurricane. Meanwhile, an area of low pressure could form in a few days over the central or southwestern Caribbean Sea.
Front bringing some rain, cooler temperatures to Central Florida
Orlando will reach a high Friday near 90 degrees, with a few scattered showers possible at 20%. We will start out in the 60s for the weekend, however, and warm into the low and mid-80s both Saturday and Sunday. We had no rain Thursday in Orlando, putting our surplus at 0.64 inches in 2020. Pinpointing the tropicsA broad non-tropical low pressure system is located about 600 miles east-southeast of Bermuda. Some gradual tropical or subtropical development of this system is possible through the middle of next week while it meanders over the central Atlantic well to the southeast of Bermuda.
Keep that umbrella in your car for a while. Rain chances remain high in Central Florida
Fla. Rain, rain wont go away. We are in an unsettled pattern, with lots of humid air in place as an area of low pressure continues to spin off the Carolina coast. Rain chances stand at 60% over the weekend, with high temperatures in the low 90s. Paulette will eventually make a turn to the north as it is steered by a big area of high pressure. It will also make a turn because of that same area of high pressure to the north and away from the Lesser Antilles.
Have a backup plan for your outdoor Labor Day plans
ORLANDO, Fla. Get ready for a wet Labor Day. While it wont rain all day, waves of showers and storms will move in from the Atlantic with more storms developing for the afternoon and evening. Some of the storms that develop Monday could be strong with heavy rain and gusty winds. Tropical update:Tropical depressions 17 and 18 have formed in the Atlantic and two more are being monitored. Click here for an update on the four systems in the Atlantic.
Rain creeps back into Central Florida forecast
After a couple of mostly dry days, rain chances are on the rise over the next few days. Theres a 30% coverage of rain Wednesday in Central Florida. Rain chances jump to 50% Thursday and 70% Friday. Weekend rain chances stand at 40-50%. Orlando has a yearly rain deficit of 5.11 inches.