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Central Florida flirts with record highs

Cold front to drop temperatures in Orlando area

ORLANDO, Fla. – Central Florida will flirt with record highs Tuesday, but changes are on the way.

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"We are pinpointing a front that will bring big changes to Central Florida in the coming days," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.

Expect a high of 85 in Orlando, one degree shy of the record set in 1967. The average high for this time of year in Orlando is 71.

"Expect a 30 percent chance of rain on Tuesday and Wednesday, with a high of 78 on Wednesday and a high of 70 on Friday," Bridges said.

Morning lows will be near 70 degrees for the next couple days, but the low will be in the low 50s for the end of the week.

"We will see a chance of a few storms Wednesday and then the cooler air works in," Bridges said.

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