Fog blankets Central Florida; tropical depression forms in Atlantic

Highs to reach mid-80s in Orlando

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Fog blanketed Central Florida early Monday, but dissipate by 9 a.m.

"Our skies will continue to clear out, making way to partly cloudy conditions," News 6 meteorologist Candace Campos said. "A weak disturbance off the coast of Florida will keep a slight chance of rain across the area Monday afternoon, with highs running above average in the mid-80s."

A dry and warm trend will continue through the rest of the week until a weak cool front arrives on Friday.

Highs in Central Florida will be in the mid-80s. Overnight lows will be in the mid- to upper 60s.

"Don't expect a drastic cooldown this weekend, as highs will only cool to near 80 degrees," Campos said.

Tracking the tropics

A tropical depression has formed in the wide open Atlantic.

The depression is centered about 900 miles east of Bermuda and is moving east near 6 mph with a northward turn expected later in the day.

The depression does not currently pose a threat to land.

Officials said it's likely that the depression strengthens into Tropical Storm Rina as early as later Monday.

Hurricane season officially runs through the end of November.

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