Cold snap to send Central Florida temperatures into 30s, 40s

Orlando to see high of 60 on Friday

ORLANDO, Fla. – Say goodbye to the 80s, and say hello to the 30s and 40s.

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"Noticeably cooler air is now beginning to enter the region, with wake-up temperatures Friday in the mid-50s," News 6 meteorologist Candace Campos said.

Highs are expected to reach the low 60s, with plenty of sunshine and very breezy conditions. 

"These conditions will create a high fire danger, which is why there is now a red flag warning in effect for all counties," Campos said.

Even colder air envelops the area early Saturday.

"Bundle up," Campos said. "The coldest temperatures will be felt overnight, with lows in the 30s for the northern half and low 40s for the southern counties."

A freeze watch is in effect for Marion County.

"The cold snap won't last long, as highs will quickly rebound back into the upper 70s to low 80s as we ring in the new year," Campos said.

Saturday's high will be 73 degrees, with an overnight low of 57.

Sunday will see a high of 81, with a low in the mid-60s.

Watch News 6 for more on this story.

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