Rain, rain won’t go away: Wet weather reigns in Central Florida

Grab your umbrella

(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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ORLANDO, Fla. – Tropical moisture will stay in place in Central Florida, leading to high rain chances this week.

We will have a 60% coverage of rain Monday and Tuesday.

Expect high temperatures in the low 80s Monday and the upper 80s Tuesday.

The normal high on this date is 87. The record high is 98, set in 1919.

Rain chances stay robust through the end of the week, with high temperatures in the mid- to upper 80s through the weekend.

Orlando has a rain surplus of 1.15 inches in 2020.

Pinpointing the tropics

Tropical Storm Gamma, located over the Yucatán Peninsula, has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph and was moving west at 2 mph.

Gamma will head into the Gulf of Mexico, and the latest track pushes the storm into the Bay of Campeche but doesn’t move it farther north.

Meanwhile, Tropical Depression 26 became Tropical Storm Delta on Monday morning.

It’s track moves it into the northern Gulf of Mexico by the end of the week, possibly close to New Orleans, as a Category 2 hurricane.

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