Rain chances take a dip in Central Florida

Highs to reach mid-90s Friday and Saturday in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – It actually might not rain Thursday in many areas of Central Florida.

"After several days of widespread storms, we are pinpointing some drier air building in," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. "This will lead to lower range chances at 30%. That does not mean it won’t rain, it just means we won’t see as much."

Bridges said there's a risk of a couple of stronger storms, with high winds, lightning and rain.

The high will reach 92 in Orlando. The overnight low will be 76.

Rain chances dip to 20% Friday and Saturday, with highs reaching the mid-90s.

Rain chances jump back to 40% Sunday, with a high of 92.

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Sanford received 2.16 inches of rain Wednesday, breaking the previous record for that date of 1.86 inches, set in 2004. 

Currently, there's nothing to track in the tropics. The next named storm will be called Barry.

Watch News 6 for more weather coverage.


About the Authors:

Daniel Dahm

Daniel started with WKMG-TV in 2000 and became the digital content manager in 2009. When he's not working on ClickOrlando.com, Daniel likes to head to the beach or find a sporting event nearby.

Troy Bridges

From chasing tornadoes and tracking the tropics, to forecasting ice storms and other dangerous weather, Troy Bridges has covered it all! Troy is an award-winning meteorologist who always prepares you for the day ahead on the News 6 Morning News.

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