Rain continues through weekend in Central Fla.
Orlando to reach high of 92 degrees Saturday
ORLANDO, Fla. – Central Florida is looking at above-average rain chances for the weekend.
Orlando will reach a high of 92 degrees Saturday with a 70 percent coverage of rain. Rain will already be pushing in by noon, with the west coast sea breeze moving inland by 3 p.m. and moving to the east coast by 4 p.m.
"Around 3 to 4 p.m., there is a chance of a few storms mixed in that will be slow-moving, dumping heavy rain, which could cause some flooding issues," News 6 meteorologist Madeline Evans said.
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Frequent lightning and gusty winds are also expected.
"It is a good day for the beach since the east coast will not see rain until 4 p.m.," Evans said.
Daytona Beach will reach a high of 90 degrees, with the water temperature sitting at 80 degrees. There is only a slight rip current risk on the water.
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"Overnight, rain will move out by 9 p.m., so we will be dry if you have plans to hit the town," Evans said.
The wind will be coming from the south at 5 mph, and it will be mostly cloudy.
Sunday's forecast will be about the same. Temperatures will reach a high of 91 degrees with a 60 percent coverage of early afternoon rain and storms.
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