Some sunshine in store for Labor Day in Central Florida
Hurricane Irma continues to strengthen
ORLANDO, Fla. – Sunday has been cloudy, but more sunshine is expected for Labor Day Monday.
Most of Sunday's rain will diminish overnight, but some debris showers may continue past 9 p.m.
Overnight lows will be packed with humidity, making it feel even warmer than it is. Temperatures will range from 75 degrees in Orlando and Palm Bay to 70 degrees in Ocala.
"Morning sunshine will give way to afternoon showers," News 6 weather anchor Danny Treanor said.
There is a 40 percent chance of rain Monday and temperatures will reach 92 degrees in Orlando, 91 degrees in Melbourne and 89 degrees in Daytona Beach.
"The remainder of the week looks typical for this time of year, with temperatures near or above 90 and a chance of rain around 50-60 percent," Treanor said.
Tracking the tropics
Hurricane Irma is a Category 3 storm that continues to strengthen and is moving west-southwest at 14 mph, Treanor said.
The current forecast for Irma shows the storm near the Bahamas by Friday. Where it will head beyond that point is still uncertain.
Directly behind Hurricane Irma is another system with a 60 percent chance of developing into a storm.
"It is peak season, so please keep advised of these storms and their movement," Treanor said. "And remember, don't be scared. Be prepared."
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