70s return to Orlando area, but more storms are on the way

Rain chances jump to 80 percent Friday


ORLANDO, Fla. – After waking up to frost and freezing temperatures Wednesday morning, it was a decent afternoon with highs in the mid-60s across Central Florida.

There won't be any frost overnight, with lows early Thursday ranging from 43 degrees in Ocala to 52 in Orlando.

Thursday's highs will be in the low 70s, with a small chance of rain.

Showers and thunderstorms are likely Friday, however, as the next cold front moves through the area. Rain chances will be 80 percent, with a high of 78, and downpours and gusty winds expected.

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Skies will slowly clear Saturday as cooler air returns. The high will be 71, and the low will be 52.

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