Summer-like storms forecast for Central Florida

Orlando to see highs in low 90s

ORLANDO, Fla. – The weather setup in Central Florida on Monday will be more like summer than early spring.

"We will be in an unsettled pattern for the next several days, much like we would expect in the summertime," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. "Expect afternoon showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m."

Rain chances will be up to 50 percent for the afternoon drive and early evening.

"There will be heavy rain and embedded thunder and lightning with the storms through the early evening," Bridges said.

The highs across the region will be in the low 90s. The record high in Orlando on this date is 94, set in 1935.

"Rain chances continue for the next several days as we heat up each afternoon and sea breeze storms fire up," he said.

Expect a 30 percent coverage of rain Tuesday through Thursday.

The highs will be in the low 90s Tuesday and Wednesday. The record high in Orlando on Wednesday 91 degrees, set in 1999.

Thursday will see high temperatures in the low 80s.

"A new front moves in by the end of the week, cooling temperatures and drying us out for Friday through Sunday," Bridges said.

Expect mid-70s for highs on Friday and Saturday.

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