Storms dump heavy rain on Central Florida

Orlando to reach high of 90 degrees

ORLANDO, Fla. – Yes, we are still pinpointing high rain chances for the next several days in Central Florida.

There’s an 80% chance of rain Wednesday and a 70% chance through Saturday. By Sunday, rain chances are at 60%.

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Expect a high temperature of 90 degrees each day this week. The average high in Orlando for this time of year is 90. The record high temperature is 98, set in 1920.

Despite the wet weather, Orlando has a rain deficit of 5.86 inches this year.

Pinpointing the tropics

Tropical Depression 7 strengthened to Tropical Storm Fiona in the Atlantic Wednesday evening.

The system will move closer to Puerto Rico over the next five days.

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We will watch to see whether it turns to the north and away from the U.S. or if it moves closer to Florida over the next 10 days or so.

Hurricane season ends Dec. 1.

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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.