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Cindy sending moisture into Central Florida

Drier air to move in Thursday

The 48-hour rainfall forecast predicted for Tropical Storm Cindy expected to bring 12-inches of rain in some areas.
The 48-hour rainfall forecast predicted for Tropical Storm Cindy expected to bring 12-inches of rain in some areas.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Tropical Storm Cindy will likely make landfall sometime late Wednesday night into early Thursday close to the Texas and Louisiana border.

It will eventually move north into areas of northern Louisiana and Arkansas through Friday morning.

"The system will actually drag moisture away from Florida by Thursday and definitely Friday," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges.

Expect a 50 percent coverage of rain Wednesday as some of the moisture from Cindy streams into Central Florida.

"But as drier air builds in on Thursday, expect only a 30 percent coverage of rain and rain chances at zero on Friday," Bridges said.

Afternoon highs will be in the low and mid-90s through the end of the week and the weekend.

Rain chances will return to the forecast Saturday and Sunday at 30 percent Saturday and 40 percent Sunday.

"Rain chances will be much higher as we get back into our typical pattern, with the seabreezes and plenty of tropical moisture Monday and Tuesday," Bridges said.

Rain chances for the start of the week will be at 60 percent.


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