Mid-90s return to Central Florida

Chance of rain at 20 percent in Orlando area


ORLANDO, Fla. – Temperatures will return to the mid-90s in Central Florida, and they're expected to remain there through the weekend.

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The high temperature will warm to 94 degrees on Wednesday in Orlando. 

"We're still tracking some drier air in the mid-levels of the atmosphere, keeping rain chances low into the afternoon for Central Florida," said Local 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges, who put the chance of rain at 20 percent of the region.

Thursday's high is expected to reach 95.

Rain chances increase to 40 percent from Friday into next week, with high temperatures in the mid-90s, Bridges said.

Meanwhile, Hurricane Cristobal continues to move north, staying out to sea.

"Central Florida can expect rip currents and higher seas into the Labor Day weekend," Bridges said.

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A new wave near the Lesser Antilles and another wave in the Gulf of Mexico each have a 10 percent chance of development in the next five days.

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