Storms spark in Central Florida

Highs soar to the 90s in Orlando area

ORLANDO, Fla. – Central Florida’s typical summer pattern continued Tuesday with sea breeze storms bringing in some strong storms to the area.

Highs reached the 90s in the Orlando area, with “feels like” temperatures over 100 degrees. The average high in Orlando on this date is 92. The record high is 100, set in 1914.

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Rain chances stand at 50% from Wednesday through Thursday before dipping to 40% Friday through Sunday.

Orlando has a rain deficit of 5.14 inches this year.

Tracking the tropics

A low-pressure system near moved inland in Georgia but has essentially no chance of development over the next five days, according to the National Hurricane Center.

As of Tuesday morning, the remnants of the system are near the Georgia-South Carolina border, producing some showers and thunderstorms.

The next named storm will be called Fred.

Hurricane season runs through November.


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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.