Labor Day forecast for Central Florida: 90s, afternoon storms

Rain chances hit 60 percent in Orlando area


ORLANDO, Fla. – There's a good chance of afternoon storms Monday in Central Florida.

"More moisture works into Central Florida on this Labor Day, with a southeast wind that will be fairly light at 5 to 10 mph," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. "That added moisture will lead to a 60 percent coverage of showers and storms."

Some storms could be strong, with gusty winds, heavy rain and lightning.

Rain chances will remain at 50 to 60 percent through Thursday.

The afternoon high in Orlando will be near the average of 91.

Orlando received 0.58 inches of rain on Sunday, putting the yearly rain deficit at 7.82 inches.

Meanwhile, Hurricane Irma continues to trek west in the Atlantic on a possible path toward Florida.

Watch News 6 and stay with ClickOrlando.com for updates.

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