Storms streak across Central Florida

Heat index to blast up to 105 in Orlando area

ORLANDO, Fla. – The weather setup this week will keep a higher chance of rain in the forecast through at least Wednesday as a weak front sags across the Southeast, trapping plenty of available moisture in the region.

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Highs reached the low 90s over much of the area, with heat index values ranging from 100-105 degrees.

Expect this pattern to continue through midweek, with coverage remaining at 60-70%.

Tracking the tropics

No tropical development is expected over the next five days.

The tropics typically become more active this month, with about 27 percent of the season’s activity.

The next named storm will be called Fred.

Hurricane season runs through November.

About the Author:

Candace joined the News 6 team as the weekend morning meteorologist and reporter. She comes to Central Florida from Miami.