Weak cold front to drop temperatures to normal in Central Florida

High in Orlando to reach 81 on Thursday

ORLANDO, Fla. – Temperatures will soar into the low 80s Thursday in Central Florida, but a brief cooldown is headed to the region.

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"We are pinpointing a new front moving in across Central Florida," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. "This front is fairly weak and won't bring much in the way of rain."

After a few showers to start, the region dries out in the afternoon and temperatures will quickly cool into the evening hours.

The high in Orlando will reach 81 degrees.

"Late Thursday, temperatures will drop into the 50s," Bridges said.

Early morning temperatures Friday will start in the 40s and 50s.

"We will then warm into the mid-70s by the afternoon," Bridges said.

The average high in Orlando on this date is 73.

No rain is in the forecast from Friday through the weekend.

"Temperatures will gradually warm into the upper 70s on Saturday and Sunday," he said.

The next round of rain will be minimal at 20 percent on Wednesday.

There is a lunar eclipse this weekend.

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"Technically, it begins on Friday, but will be below our horizon," Bridges said. "It will be visible from the Orlando metro region and most of Central Florida at 7:43 p.m. Saturday."


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