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Extreme heat suffocates Central Florida

'Feels like' temperatures to reach 107 degrees in some areas

ORLANDO, Fla. – The temps in Central Florida approached record territory today.

At 3 p.m.,the actual temperature at Orlando International Airport hit 94 (the record on this date, from 1927, is 99).

In The Villages, it was 91, and in Sanford, we went to 96.

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The lack of rain is making the heat linger into the evening.

The heat index in Sanford at 3 p.m. was 106.

Tonight, we cool to a low of 77.

Tomorrow brings in more of the same, with a high of 96 and a heat index of at least 104.

Rain chances will be only 20 percent.

The heat will last all the way into the weekend.

Rain chances never get above about 30 percent this week.

Keep in mind the normal daytime high is 91 degrees.

So this entire week we will be below average in rainfall, and well above average in temperature.


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