Heat, humidity continue through holiday weekend in Central Florida
July 4 expected to be hot, rainy
ORLANDO, Fla. – "The heat, humidity and rain are here to stay for your Sunday," News 6 meteorologist Madeline Evans said.
Most of Central Florida will reach the 90s by 4 p.m. Orlando will reach a high of 94 degrees. With the humidity, it will feel more like the temperature is in triple digits. It will stay dry and sunny throughout most of the day.
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There is a 50 percent chance of some pop-up showers by 5 p.m. Then by 8 or 9 p.m., Central Florida could see some heavier thunderstorms. By 11 p.m., rain will move out, leaving it dry and cloudy.
"It's a great day for the beach," Evans said. "The high in Daytona will be 90, with the water temperature sitting at 75. The surf is 2 feet and there is only a slight rip current risk."
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Overnight, temperatures will reach a low of 75 degrees with a 40 percent chance of some storms.
Monday will reach a high of 92 degrees, and there will be a 50 percent coverage of rain.
"The Fourth of July is looking like it will be hot and rainy," Evans said. "We will reach a high of 94 with a 60 percent coverage of rain."
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