Central Florida kicks off 2021 with near-record heat
ORLANDO, Fla. – Central Florida is continuing with unseasonably warm and humid weather for the start of 2021, with wake-up temperatures in the upper 60s to low 70s. [TRENDING: UK COVID-19 variant found in Florida | Florida reports 16,000 new COVID-19 cases on NYE | How to register for vaccine in Florida]Temperatures will again warm to near records, in the mid- to low 80s across most of the area, under partly cloudy skies. Here are the current records:Daytona Beach: 83 degrees set in 2019Leesburg: 84 degrees set in 2016Sanford: 85 degrees set in 1991Orlando: 87 degrees set in 1924Melbourne: 84 degrees set in 2016Sick of the heat? The big push of cold air will finally move into the area by Sunday night and into Monday morning. Temperatures on Sunday will run near normal, in the mid-70s, with another drop in temperatures by the start of next week.
A little warmer for the weekend, more cold coming for Christmas
Ahead of the front Sunday afternoon, temperatures climb into the low to mid-70s. By Monday and Tuesday, highs will struggle to climb out of the 60s again. Another shot of cold air arrives in time for ChristmasA much bigger cold front arrives Christmas Eve. Once again, ahead of the front, temperatures climb into the mid- to upper 70s both Wednesday and Thursday. Highs will struggle to climb out of the 50s Christmas Day.
Bummer: Rain chances increase for the weekend
ORLANDO, Fla. – We are seeing a slight increase in rain chances heading into the afternoon Friday, but wet weather will be more prominent over the weekend. The average high in Orlando on this date is 86, but we will see 90 degrees Friday through Monday. Expect a 70% coverage of rain Saturday and Sunday and a 50% coverage of rain on Monday, which happens to be Columbus Day. Rain chances are lower for the workweek, at 20% on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, with high temperatures in the upper 80s. We saw a trace of rain Thursday in Orlando, putting our surplus at 0.73 inches since January 1.
Fall in Florida: Highs in low 90s
ORLANDO, Fla. – Thursday is all about the heat as high pressure dominates the forecast. High pressure is sinking air that does not allow for much in the way of cloud cover to develop. Expect lots of sunshine and high temperatures in the low 90s. Rain chances are low at 20% Thursday afternoon, but moisture increases for the end of the week and weekend. Expect a 50% coverage of rain Friday and 60% coverage of rain Saturday and Sunday.
Back to the 90s: Warmer weather, lower rain chances in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – Rain chances take a dip Wednesday in Central Florida. The coverage of rain will be 30%, with a high of 92 in Orlando. The record high is 98, set in 1919. We have a stalled front just to the south of our area that will be a focal point for increased rain south of Brevard County, mainly near the Treasure Coast. Quintana Roo state’s governor is warning residents and tourists that it is the strongest storm since Hurricane Wilma in 2005.
Rain, rain won’t go away: Wet weather reigns in Central Florida
All rights reserved)ORLANDO, Fla. – Tropical moisture will stay in place in Central Florida, leading to high rain chances this week. We will have a 60% coverage of rain Monday and Tuesday. Expect high temperatures in the low 80s Monday and the upper 80s Tuesday. Rain chances stay robust through the end of the week, with high temperatures in the mid- to upper 80s through the weekend. Meanwhile, Tropical Depression 26 became Tropical Storm Delta on Monday morning.
Afternoon storms return this weekend in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – We are pinpointing more of a typical summertime weather pattern for the next couple of days. As moisture increases into the atmosphere, we will notice rain chances creeping back in the afternoons. Expect a high temperature of 90 degrees in Orlando on Friday, with a 60% coverage of rain. Rain chances will remain at 50% through the weekend and 60% starting the workweek. Expect high temperatures in the low 90s into next week, too.
Enjoy the day because summer-like weather is on the way
ORLANDO, Fla. – Thursday will be a lovely warm and dry day across Central Florida, but changes are on the way. Cooler fall temperatures -- by Florida’s standards -- greeted the area earlier in the week, but high temperatures will soon return to 90 degrees. The record high in Orlando on this date is 98, set in 1919. Rain chances jump to 70% Friday. Expect rain chances at 60% both Saturday and Sunday, with highs in the low 90s.
Fall in Florida: Lower rain chances -- and temperatures
Expect low rain chances for the next couple of days. We will only see a 20% chance of rain Tuesday in Orlando, with a high temperature of 85. Rain chances increase to 60% Friday through Sunday as more moisture works back in and we pinpoint sea breeze storms. Storm surge and rainfall are combining to bring more flooding along the Texas coast after Tropical Storm Beta made landfall ate Monday near Port O’Connor. Beta is forecast to move inland over southeastern Texas and then over Louisiana and Mississippi later this week.
Back to the 80s? Bring it on
ORLANDO, Fla. – With months of high temperatures in the 90s, it’s hard not to look forward a few days when Central Florida returns to the 80s. Orlando will reach a high of 91 degrees, with a 50% chance of rain across the region. Rain lingers over the weekend at 60%, with highs in the low 90s. And Central Florida will see highs in the mid-80s most of next week. Orlando has a yearly rain surplus of 0.15 inches.
Winds of change: Highs in 80s coming soon to Central Florida
We will have highs in the 80s for the weekend as autumn nears. High temperatures in the Orlando area will be in the low 90s for the next couple of days, but a new front nearing Central Florida will drop the highs into the upper 80s this weekend. The tropical depression’s maximum sustained winds early Thursday have decreased to near 30 mph (45 kph) with additional weakening expected. Authorities have warned that rain from the storm could swell eight waterways in Florida and Alabama to record levels. Meanwhile, Teddy has become a Category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph, the National Hurricane Center said.
As Hurricane Sally moves away, rain chances decrease in Central Florida
As the system slowly moves away from the Orlando area, however, rain chances here will decrease a bit. Hurricane Sally’s northern eyewall is raking the Gulf Coast with hurricane-force winds and rain from Pensacola Beach, Florida westward to Dauphin Island, Alabama, the National Hurricane Center said. Stacy Stewart, a senior specialist with the National Hurricane Center says the Category 2 hurricane could strengthen further before the entire eyewall moves inland. Sally was a rare storm that could make history, said Ed Rappaport, deputy director of the National Hurricane Center. With Hurricane Sally expected to dump rain for days, the problem could be worse than normal, she said.
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.
Sticky, sweaty and swampy: August in Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. The dog days of summer continue in Central Florida. Orlando will reach a high near the mid-90s Thursday, with a heat index of 105-plus degrees and a 30% chance of rain later in the day. Expect rain chances to increase Friday through Sunday as we get back into a typical summer pattern with sea breezes colliding, News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. Highs will stay in the mid-90s Friday before dipping to the low 90s Saturday. There was no official rainfall in Orlando on Wednesday, putting the citys yearly rainfall deficit at 3.09 inches.
Whats next in the tropics?
ORLANDO, Fla. With Hurricane Laura making landfall near the Louisiana-Texas border Thursday morning, all eyes are on the tropics. Two new tropical waves are being highlighted by the National Hurricane Center. A wave over the central tropical Atlantic, closer to the Lesser Antilles has a 10% chance for development over the next two days. The wave closer to Africa has a 20% percent chance to develop tropical characteristics over the next five days. The National Hurricane Center said the storm, which intensified rapidly Wednesday before plowing into land, came ashore at 1 a.m. CDT near Cameron, a 400-person community about 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of the Texas border.
Heres how Laura, Marco will affect Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. Tropical storms Laura and Marco will remain far away from Central Florida, but that doesnt mean they wont have any impacts here. Both storms are on projected paths toward Louisiana and Texas, with landfall expected this week. Highs will reach 94 Monday, with a heat index up to 110 degrees and a 40% coverage of rain. [RELATED: Forecast cones, computer models, more for tropical storms Laura, Marco]Rain chances stay at 40% Tuesday and Wednesday before creeping up to 50% for the rest of the week. Orlando has a yearly rain deficit of 2.64 inches.
Laura, is that you? 2 systems continue to swirl in the tropics. Heres the latest
As of Tuesday morning, the National Hurricane Center is keeping tabs on two disturbances, one of which could soon become Tropical Storm Laura. The first system is a tropical wave over the eastern Caribbean Sea. The disturbance is moving west at about 20 mph and is forecast to continue to move quickly over the eastern and central Caribbean Sea during the next couple of days, limiting significant development. The hurricane center says the system has a 90% chance of tropical development over the next five days. The wave in the eastern Caribbean Sea could become Marco.
LIVE RADAR: More strong storms expected in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. It will be hot and stormy on Election Day in Central Florida. Orlando will reach a high near 94 Tuesday, with a 60% coverage of rain. Storms will start to strike after 2 p.m., Bridges said. Theres a 70% coverage of rain the rest of the week.Highs will stay in the mid-90s through the weekend. Orlandos yearly rain deficit stands at 1.90 inches.
Storms roll through parts of Central Florida
Storms will finally have a good chance to make it to the coast later Friday afternoon and evening. Inland areas have no doubt picked up the most rain over the last week or so, but with the west coast sea breeze becoming dominant, storms will move from west to east. Storms begin to develop along the 75 corridor around 1 p.m. and push east. A few stray storms will be possible elsewhere ahead of the main cluster of storms. There will be a better chance for storms for a change along the coast, especially later in the day.
LIVE TRACK: Forecast cone, computer models, updates for Tropical Depression 11
ORLANDO, Fla. A tropical depression headed on a projected path north of Puerto Rico is still expected to strengthen into Tropical Storm Josephine, according to the National Hurricane Center. The system has sustained winds of 35 mph. A tropical storm requires sustained winds of 39 mph. Computer models show the system trekking north of Puerto Rico early Monday as a tropical storm before weakening. Most of the rain chances come in after 2 p.m., with a 60% coverage, News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.
Isaias leaves, sea breeze storms return to Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. After dodging major impacts from Tropical Storm Isaias over the weekend, Central Florida on Monday will see a 50% chance of rain as tropical moisture remains in place. Isaias remained off the Florida coast early Monday on a projected path toward the Carolinas. Orlando officially received 0.08 inches of rain from Isaias and has a yearly rain deficit of 3.70 inches. The high in Orlando will be around 93 degrees Monday. We return to our typical sea breeze pattern soon, with a 70% coverage of rain Tuesday through Sunday, News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.
High heat and Hurricane Isaias: Here’s what to expect this weekend in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – As Florida awaits the weekend impacts of Hurricane Isaias, it will be a scorcher -- and mostly dry -- Friday in the Orlando area. Impacts across Central Florida appear to be low, with the biggest risk occurring right along the coast. Rain will be heavy at times and winds will be the strongest within Isaias' outer rain bands. It will not rain all weekend, but some of the rain bands can be nasty for a short time. Tropical downpours containing heavy rain and gusty winds will still be possible, just less widespread.
WATCH LIVE: Forecast cone, computer models and updates for Tropical Storm Isaias
The government of the Bahamas has upgraded the tropical storm watch for the central Bahamas to a tropical storm warning and has issued a tropical storm watch for the northwestern Bahamas. Tropical storm conditions continued across portions of the Leeward Islands, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico through Wednesday night. Tropical storm conditions are expected in the Central Bahamas beginning Friday morning and are possible in the northwestern Bahamas beginning late Friday. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for northwestern Bahamas including Andros Island, New Providence, Eleuthera, Abacos Islands, Berry Islands, Grand Bahamas Island, and Bimini. The timing and movement of this high will dictate where Tropical Storm Isaias will move.
WATCH LIVE: Cone, computer models, updates for system expected to become Isaias on path toward Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. A disturbance in the Caribbean is still expected to strengthen into Tropical Storm Isaias as early as Wednesday as it continues on a projected path toward Florida. As of Wednesday morning, the National Hurricane Center said the system was 55 miles west-southwest of Dominica and was moving west-northwest at 23 mph. The tropical wave is expected to move through the Leeward Islands, and near or over the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Wednesday night. [MORE: Seminole, Orange counties offer free sandbags | Heres how to plan and prepare]Warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico, the British and U.S. Virgin Islands and numerous other islands. One model, the GFS, slows the system down as it nears the south and west coast of Florida, she said.
Tropical wave brings rain to Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. Rain chances ramp up in Central Florida starting Tuesday, thanks to a tropical wave. It has a 30% chance of development within the next two days as it eventually moves up and away from Florida. Orlando-area forecastRain chances stand at 60% Tuesday in Central Florida, with a high of 93 degrees. The chance of rain dips to 40% from Wednesday through the weekend, with highs in the low to mid-90s. Orlando has a yearly rain deficit of 1.95 inches, although the city has a surplus of 4.10 inches since June 1.
Central Florida sees another scorcher; 2 systems eyed in tropics
ORLANDO, Fla. It will be a sizzler Monday in Central Florida. Weve had dry air in the middle and upper levels of the atmosphere for the last couple of days, leading to lower rain chances, Bridges said. Thats why Mondays rain chances will stay at 30%.Rain chances ramp up to 60% Tuesday and stand at 40% for the rest of the week. The first area is a low-pressure center with disorganized showers and thunderstorms over the central Bahamas and central Cuba. Environmental conditions could become a little more conducive for development of the system as it moves over the Gulf of Mexico the next couple of days, Bridges said.
Hit the pool! Enjoy your rain-free day. Heres when wet weather will return
Expect a significant drop in rain coverage across Central Florida on Thursday compared to the past few days. A large ridge of high pressure will swing our winds in from the Northeast, strengthening our east coast sea breeze. Any pop-up storms wont last long, with most of the activity moving out of the area by 4 p.m. This weather pattern will result in increased clouds and rain across most of the area, as we tap into tropical moisture over the Bahamas. TropicsTropical Tracker: Besides a few weak tropical waves in the eastern Atlantic, no development is expected for the next 48 hours.
So typical: Heat, humidity, storms in Central Florida forecast
ORLANDO, Fla. Get ready for another typical July afternoon packed with heat, humidity and storms. Light and variable winds across Central Florida will allow for the development of both the west and east coast sea breezes by the late morning. The early development of the east coast sea breeze may even keep highs in the upper 80s to near 90 for our coastal communities. A more dominant east coast sea breeze will keep highs in the low 90s, with most of the afternoon storms favoring the west coast counties. This will not be a washout of a weekend, but do expect a more widespread risk for rain each day.
LIVE RADAR: Storms get early start in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. The best chance for storms Friday in Central Florida will be during the first half of the day. Tropical TrackerTropical Storm Fay developed off of the coast of the Carolinas on Thursday. Fay will not impact Florida, unlike in 2008 when Tropical Storm Fay devastated parts of Florida with flooding rain. Tropical names, if not retired, get recycled into the six-year cycle of tropical names, hence this years named storm. The next named storm will be called Gonzalo, followed by Hanna and Isaias.
Central Florida flirts with record heat; system near Carolinas could become tropical
ORLANDO, Fla. Stop me if youve heard this one before: the Central Florida forecast calls for a heat index near 105, with sea breeze storms passing through the region. A developing area of low pressure along the North Carolina coast, combined with a large high pressure across South Florida, will maintain a westerly steering flow across Central Florida on Thursday, News 6 meteorologist Candace Campos said. The offshore flow will be strong enough to at least delay the formation of the east coast sea breeze. Heavy rainfall will occur, but the steering flow should keep storms moving, so rain accumulations should remain low. Tracking the tropicsThe developing low off the coast of the Carolinas is also catching the eye of the National Hurricane Center.
Rinse, repeat: More storms in Orlando area; system could form near Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. Welcome to summer in Florida, where it rains almost every day. Tracking the tropicsAn area of low pressure sitting over central Georgia early Tuesday continues to produce a large area of showers and thunderstorms. This systems is expected to move toward the eastern seaboard later this week," Campos said. There is a 40% chance of tropical development of this system later this week, if it moves into the Atlantic. Meanwhile, Edouard was downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone Monday as it moved over the North Atlantic away from the continental U.S.Edouard had become a tropical storm Sunday.
More storms to drench Central Florida as tropics start popping
ORLANDO, Fla. As more storms continue to drench Central Florida over the next few days, all eyes are on the tropics. Get ready for another round of widespread storms Monday afternoon in the Orlando area, News 6 meteorologist Candace Campos said. Models show the potential for some localized heavy rainfall amounts along the coastal counties where a few spots may reach 2-4 inches. For the rest of the week, storm coverage will remain near to above normal, with a few strong storms expected each day, especially toward the East Coast. Frequent lightning strikes, strong winds gusts up to 50 mph and locally heavy rainfall of 2-3 inches will continue to be the main threats.
Rain chances explode over Fourth of July weekend
ORLANDO, Fla. Rain chances are on the rise -- big time -- in Central Florida over the Fourth of July weekend. Expect a 70% coverage of rain on Friday and Saturday and an 80% coverage of rain on Sunday and Monday. High temperatures in Orlando will be in the low and mid-90s over the next several days. Orlando has a yearly rain deficit of 2.67 inches, but the city has seen a rain surplus of 3.38 inches since June 1. Watch News 6 for more weather news.
Welcome to July in Florida: Hot and stormy
ORLANDO, Fla. High heat continues to swamp Central Florida as rain chances are on the rise. Expect a 50% coverage of showers and storms, mainly after 2 p.m., News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. Rain chances will increase to 70% on Friday and on the Fourth of July. By Sunday, rain chances increase to 80% and continue at 80% for Monday afternoon, Bridges said. Orlandos yearly rain deficit sits at 3.16 inches, although the city has a surplus of 2.89 inches since June 1.
Dont bake me, bro! High heat continues to scorch Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. Rain chances are on the rise in Central Florida, but it will still be hot, hot, hot! As the Saharan dust pushes out for a little while, our rain chances will gradually increase, News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. Orlando will see a high of 95 degrees Wednesday, with a 40% coverage of storms in the afternoon. Rain chances jump to 60% from Thursday through Saturday, which is the Fourth of July. We will see a 70% coverage of rain Sunday and then an 80% chance of rain by Monday, Bridges said.
Orlando area flirts with record high as heat continues to melt region
ORLANDO, Fla. With highs in the upper 90s and feels like temperatures topping off near 110 degrees, Orlando will flirt with a record high Tuesday. The record high is 99, set in 1998. Rain chances will be at 30%, mainly after 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges. Expect an increase in rain chances Wednesday through the weekend as the Sahara dust moves away, he said. Highs will stay in the mid- to upper 90s through the weekend.
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.
Lower rain chances, humidity make for nice Friday in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. It is a much nicer start to the day across Central Florida, all thanks to drier air moving into the area. For Friday, expect limited rain chances at 30%, with less humidity in place. Plenty of sunshine will allow highs to climb near 90 degrees in Orlando by the afternoon. The drier weather will not last long, however. By the weekend, winds will shift and tap into more tropical moisture from the south, increasing rain coverage to 50-60%, with highs staying in the low 90s.
Steamy, soggy setup sends heat index soaring past 100 in Orlando area
Cristobal may produce flash flooding and isolated river flooding, as rain continues overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday, the weather service said. Weather service meteorologist Rafal Ogorek said that winds of 50 mph were expected from late afternoon until about midnight. A tornado, unconfirmed by the weather service, was reported in Iroquois County late Tuesday, south of Chicago. High winds could be felt from Nebraska to Wisconsin, forecasters said. Forecasts call for scattered showers and thunderstorms overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday, prompting a flash flood watch for the area.
Weekend of rain from Tropical Storm Cristobal begins in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – Cristobal strengthened back into a tropical storm Friday and will help bring rain, churned-up seas and rip currents to Central Florida into early next week as it treks on a projected path toward Lousiana. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Cristobal had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph Friday and was moving north at 14 mph. Cristobal is forecast to be out in the central Gulf on Saturday and could be nearing the U.S. Gulf Coast by Sunday. Tropical Depression #Cristobal Advisory 15: Cristobal Continues to Bring Heavy Rains and Flooding to Mexico And Central America. In 2016, Tropical Storm Colin formed in the Gulf on June 5.
Cristobal weakens to tropical depression, bringing rain to Florida
The system was downgraded from a tropical storm to a tropical depression Thursday morning, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center. Cristobal was forecast to be out in the central Gulf on Saturday and could be nearing the U.S. Gulf Coast by Sunday, the hurricane center said. Cristobal formed Tuesday from the remnants of the Pacific Tropical Storm Amanda that had caused deadly flooding and landslides in Central America. In 2016, Tropical Storm Colin formed in the Gulf on June 5. There’s an 80% coverage of rain on Saturday and a 70% coverage on Sunday.
Here’s how Tropical Storm Cristobal will affect Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – Tropical Storm Cristobal will move into the middle of the Gulf of Mexico in the coming days, but it’s not projected to have a direct impact on Florida. Cristobal, with sustained winds of 40 mph, is on a projected path toward Louisiana, where it could make landfall late Sunday as a tropical storm. Cristobal formed Tuesday from the remnants of the Pacific Tropical Storm Amanda that had caused deadly flooding and landslides in Central America. Cristobal was the earliest third named storm of an Atlantic hurricane season on record; in 2016, Tropical Storm Colin formed in the Gulf on June 5. Mexico had a tropical storm warning in effect from Campeche to Coatzacoalcos.
Tropical Storm Cristobal forms in Gulf
ORLANDO, Fla. Tropical Storm Cristobal formed Tuesday afternoon in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Hurricane Center. The government of Mexico has a tropical storm warning in effect from Campeche to the port of Veracruz on that countrys Gulf coast. The warning means tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere in that warning area within 36 hours. It will spin and not make much movement over the next several days, but it will likely become a tropical storm and get the name Cristobal, News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. Hurricane Hunters find that Tropical Depression 3 has become Tropical Storm Cristobal.
Orlando to see high near 90 as hurricane season begins
ORLANDO, Fla. June 1 marks the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs through November. There have already been two named storms, Arthur and Bertha, and the National Hurricane Center said Monday afternoon that a system near Mexico has a 90% chance of further development in the Gulf. We are now watching an area of low pressure, a remnant of the eastern Pacific Tropical Storm Amanda, located near Guatemala, News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. More: https://t.co/tW4KeGdBFb pic.twitter.com/UlIr3ShFt5 National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) June 1, 2020Orlando will reach a high near 90 Monday, with a 30% chance of rain. The average high in Orlando on this date is 90.
Wet season: More sea breeze storms to fire up in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. Wet season has begun in Florida, meaning most days will consist of the possibility sea breeze storms in the Orlando area. Orlando on Thursday will reach a high near 93 degrees, with feels like temperatures in the upper 90s. Rain chances stand at 60%. Fridays high will be near 90, with a good chance of more storms. Rain chances stand at 70% on Saturday and Sunday.
Tropical wave brings soaking rain to Central Florida
Published: May 25, 2020, 5:57 am Updated: May 25, 2020, 10:33 pmORLANDO, Fla. – Expect a soggy and gloomy Memorial Day across Central Florida as a tropical wave continues to track overhead from the Gulf of Mexico. Widespread clouds and rain cooled air will keep highs in the upper 70s for the Orlando area. On Tuesday, the associated wave will move out over the Atlantic, keeping tropical moisture in the forecast through Wednesday. All eyes are on Wednesday’s forecast ahead of the first crewed launch mission in nine years on the Space Coast. The latest forecast from the 45th Weather Squadron shows a 40% “go” for Wednesday at 4:33 p.m., with the primary weather concerns being rain and thick clouds.
Sea breeze storm season arrives in Florida
Orlando will reach a high of 94, with a 40% coverage of afternoon storms. It seems the wet season has begun across Central Florida as the east coast sea breeze will once again fire up, News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. Expect rain chances at 30% on Saturday and 20% on Sunday, Bridges said. It will not be a washout, but expect a slight increase in rain chances on Memorial Day. We will see on and off scattered afternoon showers every day through though next week.Watch News 6 for more weather coverage.
Storms popping up in parts of Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. Although were about a month away from the official start of summer, its going to feel swampy Thursday in Central Florida. Orlando will see a high in the mid-90s, with a feels like temperature of 100 degrees and a chance of strong afternoon storms in Brevard and Osceola counties. Most of the rain will fall after 2 p.m. There is a small craft advisory in effect for coastal zones of Central Florida until 10 a.m. Friday as seas will be up to 7 feet. Expect a high in the low 90s on Saturday and Sunday, with rain chances at 30%.
90s linger for a few hot days in Central Florida
Published: May 20, 2020, 5:57 am Updated: May 20, 2020, 7:43 pmORLANDO, Fla. It will be another day of highs in the 90s in Central Florida. Orlando will reach a high near 91 degrees Wednesday, with the feels like temperature in the mid- to upper 90s. We are pinpointing low rain chances at only 10%, News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. Highs will stay in the low 90s for the next few days. Memorial Day wont be a washout, but there will be a 30% coverage of rain, with a high near 90.
Perfect week of weather on tap in Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. – It will be quite the week of weather in Central Florda. There will also be a small craft advisory in effect until 11 p.m., with seas up to 10 feet offshore. And there is a high surf advisory in effect until 11 p.m. as breaking waves up to 8 feet will continue for many areas along the coast. As high pressure dominates, the forecast will see a mix of sun and clouds and no rain all week. Highs will be in the mid-80s by the middle of the week and near 90 by Friday.
Strong storms rip through Central Florida; beautiful weekend on tap
ORLANDO, Fla. – Strong storms passed through Central Florida overnight, and now a beautiful weekend awaits. There were several severe weather warnings issued, including a tornado warning in Osceola County, but there were no reports of serious damage. A tornado watch issued for the entire region expired at 3 a.m. Friday. The high temperature in Orlando on Thursday was 88, one degree shy of the record set in 1923. Overnight lows will dip into the 40s across Central Florida.
Mild day after foggy start in Orlando area
ORLANDO, Fla. – After a foggy start Thursday, Central Florida will reach highs in the low 70s. “There will be one or two lingering light showers possible for the morning drive,” News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. The record high is 88, set in 1923. The average morning low is 50. The record low for Orlando is 31, set in 1910.
Nice stretch of weather continues in Central Florida
Published: January 28, 2020, 6:25 am Updated: January 28, 2020, 7:23 amORLANDO, Fla. – Central Florida will see abundant sunshine Tuesday. Temperatures started in the 40s and 50s across the region. Orlando will reach a high near 71 degrees. Morning lows will be in the 40s and 50s for the next couple of mornings. High temperatures will stay in the low 70s Wednesday and Thursday, with a 20% chance of rain on Hump Day.