ORLANDO, Fla. – The National Weather Service in Melbourne is monitoring a line of storms as it moves through Central Florida Wednesday afternoon.
A severe thunderstorm warning issued for parts of Seminole County was allowed to expire at 2:45 p.m., and a flood advisory in areas of Seminole County impacted by heavy rain was allowed to expire at 3:30 p.m.
We are pinpointing low rain chances once again on Thursday as dry air continues to build into the mid-levels of the atmosphere.
Expect a 30% coverage of rain in Central Florida, with rain chances increasing to 40% on Friday afternoon.
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High temperatures will be in the upper 90s in Orlando. The record high on this date is 98, set in 1917.
Expect highs in the mid-90s on Friday and the low to mid-90s over the weekend. We can expect rain chances to increase to 70% on Saturday and Sunday.
Pinpointing in the tropics
A tropical wave about 800 miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands continues to produce some disorganized shower activity.
Upper-level winds are expected to become increasingly unfavorable for development during the next couple of days.
The hurricane center predicts that the system has a 10% chance of development over the next two to five days.
The next named storm will be called Danielle.
Hurricane season runs through November.