Front bringing changes to Central Florida weather

High in Orlando to drop 12 degrees by Friday


ORLANDO, Fla. – A day after trying a record high in Orlando, changes are coming to the Central Florida forecast.

"We are pinpointing a front moving across the region," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. "This front will bring a change in temperatures."

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Expect cloud cover Thursday in Orlando, with a few showers around noon. The coverage of rain is 20 percent.

The high will reach 84 degrees in Orlando. By Friday, however, the high will be 72.

Wednesday's high was 86 degrees, tying the record high set in 1982.

The month of November saw only .06 inches of rain in Orlando, the second driest November on record. The driest was in 1967, with .03 inches.

Daytona picked up a trace of rain Thursday, making it the fourth driest November there, tying 2011, which also saw .10 inches of rain.

"Rain chances will be out of the forecast on Friday and Saturday," Bridges said. "By Sunday, there's only a 10 percent chance for rain."

Afternoon highs will be close to 80 from the end of the weekend into next week. The average afternoon high for this time of year in Orlando is 76.


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