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Rain chances take dip in Central Florida

Highs in Orlando to be in 90s

Kayakers paddle along the Banana River in south Cocoa Beach at sunset.
Kayakers paddle along the Banana River in south Cocoa Beach at sunset. (FLORIDA TODAY / MALCOLM DENEMARK)

ORLANDO, Fla. – After widespread showers over the past several days, rain chances drop Wednesday in Central Florida.

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"The chance of rain will be much lower into the afternoon Wednesday and Thursday -- at 30 percent," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.  "High pressure and drier air build in and stick around for a couple of days."

Orlando will see a high temperature of 93 degrees on Wednesday, but the heat index will be at 100.

Overnight lows will be in the mid-70s.

Thursday's high will be 93.

Rain chances gradually increase to 40 percent by Friday before jumping to 70 percent on Saturday, with afternoon highs in the low 90s.

Tracking The Tropics

A tropical depression developed early Wednesday southeast of Bermuda.  It has a chance of becoming tropical storm Henri later in the day as it continues to move north.  

The system does not pose a threat to Florida or the United States.

Tracking the tropics.
Tracking the tropics.

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