Dry conditions linger as rain deficit reaches 7 inches in Orlando

High temperature expected to reach mid-80s for most of week

ORLANDO, Fla. – Rain, rain come our way!

"High pressure continues to dominate the forecast," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. "Most areas will be dry across Central Florida, although there could be some sprinkles along the coast."

Dry conditions will keep the fire danger at a very high level.

"We are now at a rain deficit of just over 7 inches in Orlando since the beginning of the year," Bridges said.

Daytona Beach has a deficit of almost 5 inches, and Melbourne has a deficit of almost 4 inches.

Rain chances will stay minimal on Tuesday at less than 10 percent.

The chance of rain creeps up to 20 percent on Wednesday.

Expect a high of 86 on Monday. The average high in Orlando on this date is 83.

High temperatures will be in the mid-80s through the end of the week. 

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