Rain chances increase this weekend in Central Florida

Getting hot today

Heavy rains hit the region earlier this week. (Pixabay)

ORLANDO, Fla. – Rain chances will be slightly higher heading into Friday afternoon.

Expect a 40% coverage of rain and a high of 93°. The average high in Orlando is 92°.

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Rain chances will increase with added moisture in the atmosphere for the weekend.

Expect rain chances up to 70% for both Saturday and Sunday with high temperatures in the low- and mid-90s.

Rain chances will remain between 40-60% for the most of next week.

Yesterday in Orlando we had a high temperature of 91°.

We saw .46 inches of rain yesterday. Now our deficit is 4.62 inches since the first of the year.

The record high temperature for today is 98° set in 1929.

We are currently not watching anything of concern in the tropics.

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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.