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ORLANDO, Fla. – We are once again pinpointing high rain chances in Central Florida.

Temperatures in the Orlando area will be in the mid-90s on Tuesday, with a 60% coverage of rain.

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Expect a high of 94 degrees in Orlando. The average high in Orlando on this date is 92. The record high is 99, set in 1987.

Rain chances will be a little lower on Wednesday, at 30%, as drier air works. Expect a 20% coverage of rain on Thursday. Rain chances gradually increase Friday through Sunday.

Orlando has a rain deficit of 4.72 inches this year.

Pinpointing the tropics

A tropical wave continues to produce a large area of disorganized cloudiness and thunderstorms over the eastern Atlantic.

Gradual development of the system is possible, and a tropical depression could form by the end of the week.

The hurricane center is giving the system a 20% chance of development over the next two days and a 30% chance of development over the next five days.

The next named storm will be called Danielle.

Hurricane season ends 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.