Warmer temperatures, possible afternoon storms in Central Florida

Temperatures to reach high 80s, low 90s


ORLANDO, Fla. – We have a hot and muggy day ahead of us but less rain.

Most of Central Florida will make it into the high 80s to the low 90s. Orlando will reach a high of 90 but the humidity will make it feel warmer.

By the afternoon we could see a 40]percent chance of showers with on and off cloud cover and sun throughout the day. There is a chance of some storms later with the possibility of some bands of rain pushing in frompotential Tropical Cyclone Three.

We will also see wind coming from the southeast at 10 to 15 mph gusting as high as 20 mph.

It will not be a bad day for the beach but be aware that with the higher winds, there is a high rip current risk and the seas are 3-feet to 5 feet. The high in Daytona will make it to 86 and the water temperature sits at 75.

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Tropics: Tropical Storm Bret still has winds of 40 mph moving toward the west-northwest skimming Venezuela at 22 mph. Forecasts show it dying out to a remnant by  Wednesday with no impact on Florida.

We still have potential Tropical Cyclone Three in the Gulf of Mexico moving north-northwest at 8 mph. The forecast has it upgraded to a tropical storm by a.m. and moving toward the Louisiana coast, then back into a remnant low by Thursday. It will not directly affect Florida but will bring plenty of moisture for the next few days.

Tuesday night will see a low of 75 under a mostly cloudy sky with little chance of rain.

Wednesday will reach a high of 90 with a 60 percent chance of afternoon rain and showers. At 12:24 a.m., summer officially starts.