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Dangerous ocean conditions expected for Labor Day

Rain chances drop to 30 percent Monday

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Part of Sunday was sunny with mixed skies of blue and sunshine, but the heat of the day and the extra moist atmosphere produced some major rainfall.

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There were reports of 2 inches of rain at the Orlando International Airport and 4-5 inches around Wekiva and Altamonte Springs.

Sunday night started pretty busy with rain and some storms. Rains will be ending by midnight. Lows will drop into the mid-70s area wide.

Labor Day Monday will see very dangerous ocean conditions, with high to extreme rip current threats and rough boating conditions. It's not expected to be a good day on the water.  

Rain chances drop to 30 percent Monday and lots of sunshine will drive the temperature up to 90 inland and 87 at the beach.

Big changes will come on Tuesday, when the chance of rain drops to nearly zero percent. However, this is Florida -- make that rain chance down to 10 to 20 percent.

Temperatures will be around 90 percent the rest of the work week and the chance of rain returns to 40 percent by Friday.

Hermine is in the Atlantic, punishing the Mid-Atlantic coast line. It is expected to push out into the open ocean by Wednesday or Thursday.

Invest 92L is in the Caribbean and bears watching as it moves west. Most models keep it away from Florida, but this could change.

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