High heat lingers in Central Florida. When will it rain again?

Orlando to reach highs in mid-90s

Sunset in Central Florida.
Sunset in Central Florida.

ORLANDO, Fla. – High pressure continues to dominate the forecast, leading to more heat in Central Florida.

Expect a high in the mid-90s in Orlando on Thursday. The average high on this date is 90. The record high in Orlando is 100, set in 1962.

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On Friday, some areas will be in the upper 90s.

Rain chances hold off until the weekend, with highs in the low 90s. There’s a 20% chance of rain on Saturday and 40% chance on Sunday.

Memorial Day won’t be a washout, but we will see rain chances up to 40%. That trend continues with a 40% coverage of rain on Tuesday.

Orlando has a rain deficit of 1.78 inches this year.

High heat lingers in Central Florida
High heat lingers in Central Florida

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From chasing tornadoes and tracking the tropics, to forecasting ice storms and other dangerous weather, Troy Bridges has covered it all! Troy is an award-winning meteorologist who always prepares you for the day ahead on the News 6 Morning News.