Rain pulls away, heat pushes into Central Florida

Orlando to reach high near 93 degrees

Troy Bridges' pinpoint forecast for the Orlando area.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Temperatures will be heating up well into the 90s as moisture is pulled away from Central Florida and dry air works in.

Expect a high of 93 in Orlando on Monday and Tuesday. We will stay in the low 90s through the end of the week.

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The normal high in Orlando for this time of year is 89. The record high on this date in Orlando is 97, set in 1938.

Rain chances will be at 20% Monday and Tuesday. Expect increasing rain chances for Thursday and Friday.

Pinpointing the tropics

Surface observations and radar data indicate that the area of low pressure previously over the north-central Gulf of Mexico has now moved inland about 15 miles west-northwest of Pensacola.

As this system continues to move further inland, tropical cyclone development is not expected.

However, the system continues to produce disorganized thunderstorms and gusty winds across portions of the Florida Panhandle and southern Alabama and this activity is expected to spread northeastward across the southeastern U.S. over the next day or so.

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.