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Near-record heat sizzles Central Florida Sunday

New area to watch in the tropics has a low chance for development

Sunday's Records
Sunday's Records

Orlando, Fla. – This heat is a staple in August in Florida, of course, but Sunday we’ll be within a few degrees of breaking records. The best shot to flirt with record heat will be inland. With the humidity factored in it will feel more like 105-110 degrees.

Feels like temperatures Sunday
Feels like temperatures Sunday

The coverage of storms will stay about the same as Saturday, but areas that have the potential to see storms will expand a little closer to coast by Sunday evening. A few storms could again pack a punch with torrential rain and frequent lightning.

Tropical update:

There is a low chance for development in the Atlantic over the next five days.
There is a low chance for development in the Atlantic over the next five days.

This new tropical wave that emerged off of Africa Saturday has a low chance for development according to the National Hurricane Center. It’s something to watch, but there is a lot working against it for future development. The Atlantic remains hostile with a lot of dry air around which makes it more difficult for storms to materialize.

Beach forecast:

Beach forecast
Beach forecast

he best chance to miss a bigger storm will be in Brevard, but a few coastal showers could sneak onshore with a southeasterly breeze. Most of the day will be dry along the Flagler and Volusia coast, but a few storms could sneak in from the west later in the day. Highs will be around 90 degrees. The rip current threat is moderate.


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