Rain chances increase in Central Florida as front moves in

Dry for the weekend

ORLANDO, Fla. – A new front moving into Central Florida is increasing rain chances Wednesday afternoon and on Thursday.

Expect high temperatures in the upper 80s for Wednesday and the mid-80s for Thursday.

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Rain chances will be at 50% on Wednesday afternoon, mainly after 2 p.m. Some storms could be strong. Expect some strong wind, lightning and heavy rain.

Expect a 70% coverage of rain on Thursday with high of 86.

Expect a high in the mid-80s for the rest of the week into the weekend with sunny skies for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Yesterday in Orlando we had a high temperature of 90°.

We saw no rain yesterday.

The normal high temperature in Orlando is 86°. The record high temperature for today is 96° set at 1922.

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A previous version of this story reported a rainfall deficit of 9.22 inches. However, Orlando has seen a surplus of 9.22 inches in rainfall for the year.