Back-to-back cold fronts coming to Central Florida -- just in time for Christmas

The weekend starts a stretch of up and down temperatures

Back-to-back cold fronts are coming to Central Florida -- just in time for Christmas.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Central Florida is about to go on a wild ride in the temperature department over the next week, bringing two cold fronts to Central Florida just in time for Christmas.

After a chilly start Saturday, temperatures slowly warm back to around 70 degrees with increasing clouds.

Clouds increase Saturday with a few coastal showers

Keep the jacket handy Saturday as the clouds will help it to still feel cool, even though it will be warmer from a thermometer perspective. A few showers will be possible along the coast.

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Temperature trend

Another cold front arrives Sunday increasing rain chances, especially for the second half of the day. Ahead of the front Sunday afternoon, temperatures climb into the low to mid-70s. By Monday and Tuesday, highs will struggle to climb out of the 60s again.

Another shot of cold air arrives in time for Christmas

A much bigger cold front arrives Christmas Eve. Once again, ahead of the front, temperatures climb into the mid- to upper 70s both Wednesday and Thursday. The colder air blasts in Christmas morning. Highs will struggle to climb out of the 50s Christmas Day.

About the Author:

Jonathan Kegges joined the News 6 team in June 2019 as the Weekend Morning Meteorologist. Jonathan comes from Roanoke, Virginia where he covered three EF-3 tornadoes and deadly flooding brought on by Hurricanes Florence and Michael.