Rain to hit Central Florida for next several days

Tropics update: Low pressure system could develop by end of week

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Rain is expected to hit Central Florida for the next several days.

Expect a rain coverage up to 60% for the next couple of days with high temperatures in the mid-90s, News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. And, of course, more heat.

Most of the rain will be east of Orlando.

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Temperatures are projected to reach the low 90s the next seven days, the lows each day are expected to drop to the mid-70s the next seven days.

Pinpointing the tropics

A broad, non-tropical low pressure system is forecast to develop off the coast of the southeastern United States by late Friday or early Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

More summertime afternoon storms will fire up Wednesday.
More summertime afternoon storms will fire up Wednesday.

“Environmental conditions are expected to be marginally conducive for some gradual development over the weekend while the system meanders offshore the coasts of South Carolina, Georgia and northeastern Florida,” forecasters wrote.

The hurricane center is giving the area a 30% chance for development within five days.

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About the Author:

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.