Rain, storms possible Sunday in Central Florida

Sunday will be active weather day

ORLANDO, Fla. – Saturday was warm, humid and a little windy, setting up the atmosphere for rain and possible storms Sunday.

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No major changes are expected overnight, except for some building clouds. Lows Saturday night will range from 66 degrees in Orlando to 67 degrees in Daytona Beach, and 68 degrees in Melbourne. Rain chances are about 10 percent until 7 a.m.

Sunday will be an active weather day beginning with cloudy skies in the morning and a 20 percent chance of rain. An approaching cold front will enter the picture by afternoon taking the rain chances up to 70 percent.

Isolated showers and downpours are expected through the afternoon with strong gusty winds of 15-25 mph, maybe gusting to 30 mph.

On Sunday night, the change of rain jumps to 80 percent as a cold front passes through the area. This will increase the chance of thunderstorms and heavy rains of a quarter to one-half inch. Some storms could be severe. Most of the action will be over by midnight.

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Monday morning will see some lingering clouds and wind, but will also see the arrival of much-cooler temperatures. The high on Monday will only reach 70 degrees.

Tuesday through Thursday will be mostly sunny with temperatures in the comfort zone of 70s.

Much colder air could arrive next weekend.