Front cools down Central Florida

More rain expected in Orlando by end of week


ORLANDO, Fla. – Cooler weather greeted Central Floridians on Wednesday, and high temperatures are expected to reach the mid-70s.

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High temperatures in Orlando will reach 76 degrees Wednesday afternoon, with a 10 percent chance for rain mainly along the coast.  The overnight low will be in the low 60s.

The cooldown comes a day after a line of storms ripped through the region, with lightning causing a large fire at an apartment complex.

"The front that brought rain and storms to Central Florida on Tuesday will move back north into Central Florida for Thursday and for Friday, increasing our rain chances," Local 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.

Rain chances increase to 50 percent on Thursday and 80 percent on Friday.

Thursday's high will be 75 degrees, with an overnight low in the mid-60s.

High temperatures will be near 80 on Friday and Saturday.

Rain chances stand at 30 percent on Saturday, while Easter Sunday will be dry, with a high of 84 degrees.

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