Nice day on tap in Orlando, but severe weather possible this weekend

Strong storms expected Sunday in Central Florida


ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando area will see a pleasant, warm day Friday, but big changes are coming this weekend.

Orlando will see a high of 84, two degrees above the average on this date. There's a 10 percent chance of rain.

Overnight lows will be in the upper 60s.

Saturday's high could reach 90, with a 20 percent chance of showers.

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"A new front will build in across Central Florida through the weekend," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.

Sunday's high will reach the mid-80s, but rain chances soar to 80 percent.

"Some storms could be strong to severe," Bridges said. "Expect heavy rain, lightning and strong, gusty winds."

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Temperatures will cool after the front passes, with Monday's high expected to be 74 degrees.

Orlando's yearly rain deficit stands at 4.50 inches.

Watch News 6 for updates.

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