Temperatures plummet in Central Florida

Warmup expected over weekend in Orlando area


ORLANDO, Fla. – Hang on, Central Floridians, it's going to be a roller coaster ride weather-wise over the next several days.

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High temperatures will only warm into the 50s in Orlando on Friday as a cold front that brought rain to the region moves into South Florida.

"Gusty north winds bring drier air and more sun into Friday," Local 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.  "We'll be cooling to 44 overnight with clearing skies."

Temperatures rebound, however, on Saturday, with highs hitting 73 degrees.

"Rain returns on Sunday -- at 40 percent -- as a new front moves in," said Bridges said, adding that high temperatures will be near 80.

However, highs will only be in the mid-60s on Monday, with lows early Tuesday in the upper 30s.

Tuesday's high temperatures will reach the mid-50s.

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