Orlando to see high near 90 as hurricane season begins

There have already been 2 named storms in 2020

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ORLANDO, Fla. – June 1 marks the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs through November.

There have already been two named storms, Arthur and Bertha, and the National Hurricane Center said Monday afternoon that a system near Mexico has a 90% chance of further development in the Gulf.

“We are now watching an area of low pressure, a remnant of the eastern Pacific Tropical Storm Amanda, located near Guatemala,” News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.

The next named storm will be called Cristobal.

Orlando will reach a high near 90 Monday, with a 30% chance of rain. The average high in Orlando on this date is 90. The record high is 100, set in 1945.

Rain chances dip to 20% Tuesday before bouncing back to 60% Wednesday. High will be in the upper 80s Tuesday and Wednesday.

Orlando has a yearly rain deficit of 6.05 inches.

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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.

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.