Orlando sees hottest day of the year so far as temperatures soar

Orlando to see rain chances at 20-30%

ORLANDO, Fla. – Temperatures in Orlando soared to the upper 90s Wednesday, making it the hottest day this year so far.

Orlando hit 98 as the feel-like temperatures were even higher.

Temperatures will be in the mid-90s for the next several days, prompting a heat advisory for Marion County.

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It will feel like close to 100 degrees across Central Florida for the next couple of days, with rain chances at 20-30%.

The normal high in Orlando on this date is 91. The record high is 100, set in 1921.

Pinpointing the tropics

An area of low pressure near the east coast of Nicaragua will bring lots of rain to that region, as well as Honduras.

As of mid-day Wednesday, the system has a 20% chance of development over the next two days and a 30% chance of development over the next five days.

A large area of high pressure will block it from impacting Florida.

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The next named storm will be called Bonnie.

Hurricane season runs until Dec. 1.


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.