Heat index soars in Central Florida as rain chances stay low -- for now

Orlando has rain deficit of 5.40 inches this year

ORLANDO, Fla. – Rain chances will remained low for Monday in Central Florida, but that will soon change.

We will feel plenty of heat, with high temperatures in the mid- and upper 90s in the Orlando area and rain chances at 30%. The heat index is expected to be over 105 degrees.

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The normal high temperature in Orlando on this date is 92. The record high is 101, set in 1922.

By Tuesday, the chance of rain increase to 60%.

Rain chances will remain at 60% on Wednesday before dipping to 40% on Thursday.

By the end of the week and for the start of the weekend, you can expect rain chances back up to 60% as plenty of moisture moves in and the sea breezes fire up.

Orlando has a rain deficit of 5.40 inches this year.


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