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More sea breeze storms expected in Central Florida

Orlando to see high of 93 degrees

ORLANDO, Fla. – Central Florida will see another round of sea breeze storms on Tuesday.

"Rain chances will be 60 percent on Tuesday and Wednesday as the east and west coast sea breezes come together after the lunch hour," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. "Some storms could be strong, with gusty winds, lightning and heavy rain."

The high in Orlando on Tuesday will be 93, two degrees above the average high on this date.

The chance of rain will be 60 percent for the rest of the week before increasing to 70 percent by the end of the weekend when Hurricane Irma could be impacting Florida.

"We officially had a trace of rain on Monday in Orlando, putting our deficit at 8.03 inches since Jan. 1," Bridges said

Tracking the tropics

Hurricane Irma is a category 4 storm packing 150 mph winds as it continues on a path toward Florida.

There's an area of low pressure in the Bay of Campeche that has a 60 percent chance of development within the next five days.

"It will likely bring more rain to Mexico and Texas," Bridges said.

In the open Atlantic, behind Irma, there is a 90 percent chance of further development for a system that could become Jose.

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