Here comes the heat: 90s to roast Central Florida this week

Rain chances ramp up later in week

Kian Habib, of Boston, front left, relaxes in a fountain with his son, center, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Kian Habib, of Boston, front left, relaxes in a fountain with his son, center, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

ORLANDO, Fla. – The big weather story Monday in Central Florida will be the heat.

We are warming well into the 90s in Orlando, with a 30% chance of rain in the late afternoon. The average high on this date is 86. The record high is 99, set in 1915.

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We will see scattered showers and thundershowers in the forecast for the rest of the week, mainly as the sea breezes fire up and we heat up a humid atmosphere.

Overnight lows will be in the low 70s.

Hot, hot, hot: Say hello to the 90s
Hot, hot, hot: Say hello to the 90s

Expect temperatures to feel close to 100 by the middle of the week. As of now, there’s a 50% chance of rain on Thursday.

Highs could dip to the mid-80s on Friday and Saturday.

Orlando has a rain deficit of 0.08 inches this year.


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