Sunny, dry start to the day; rain chances on rise ahead of cold front

High temps expected in the low 80s

ORLANDO, Fla. – After a cool start to the day in the 50s and 60s, the rest of the afternoon is expected to be nice and warm. 

High temperatures will be right around 83 degrees. 

Cloud cover will increase as the day goes on. 

"We could see a few sprinkles of rain near the coast in the early evening. Rain coverage is between 10 and 20 percent," said News 6 Meteorologist Samara Cokinos.

"Your boating forecast looks great today with no advisories," Cokinos said.   

A few showers are possible overnight into tomorrow morning. Lows will stay mild in the mid-60s. 

Rain coverage bumps up to 30 percent Monday with highs in the mid-80s. 

Tuesday will be the first day of spring. 

Showers and thunderstorms are expected. A few could be strong to severe by the afternoon.

This will be something to keep an eye on as the cold front gets closer and eventually passes by Tuesday night. 

About the Authors:

Emmy Award Winning Meteorologist Samara Cokinos joined the News 6 team in September 2017. In her free time, she loves running and being outside.

Danielle produces newscasts for News 6 and joined the news team in January 2018. She graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in telecommunication. Danielle is a Central Florida native who's lived in the Orlando area for more than 18 years.