Highs rocket near 90 in Orlando area, but changes are on the way

Rain chances increase over weekend

Beautiful sunset over Lake Apopka.
Beautiful sunset over Lake Apopka.

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando area will see another warm day on Thursday, but changes are on the way.

Orlando will see a high near 90, above the average of 83 on this date. The record high is 94, set in 1922.

The overnight low will be in the mid-60s.

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"A weak front approaches Central Florida on Friday and moves in through the evening," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. "As high pressure begins to push off to the east, we will see a few changes."

Friday's high will be 82.

Morning lows will be in the mid-60s, but Saturday's high will be in the upper 70s, with a 30 percent chance of rain.

Rain chances jump to 60 percent on Sunday, with a high of 78.

The yearly rain deficit in Orlando stands at 4.89 inches.

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