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.
2pm 6/1: The disturbance near the Yucatan peninsula is gradually becoming better organized. Interests along the coast of the Bay of Campeche should monitor this system as tropical storm watches or warnings could be required later today or tonight. More: https://t.co/tW4KeGdBFb pic.twitter.com/UlIr3ShFt5— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) June 1, 2020
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.