Lightning, heavy rain rolls through Orlando area

Storms expected through weekend in Central Florida


ORLANDO, Fla. – It will be another hot day in Central Florida, with summer storms dumping rain across the region.

High temperatures will be in the low 90s Friday in Orlando. The average high on this date is 91.

Expect a 60 percent coverage of showers and storms each day through Monday.

"A little bit of drier air tries to work in by Tuesday," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.

Highs will remain near 93 degrees through Tuesday.

Daytona Beach set a daily rainfall record on Thursday, with 2.03 inches. The previous record was 1.26 inches, set in 1983.

Orlando received 0.96 inches of rain on Thursday, putting its yearly rain deficit at 0.65 inches.

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"There is currently nothing to track in the tropics," Bridges said. 

Watch News 6 for updates.

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