Winter is coming: Rain in Central Florida ahead of Arctic blast

20s and 30s expected across Central Florida on Christmas morning

ORLANDO, Fla. – We are pinpointing one of the strongest cold fronts in years for Central Florida.

This front will not bring a risk of strong storms, but it will bring a big changes in temperatures for the weekend.

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Expect a high temperature of 73 degrees on Tuesday, with rain chances increasing to 80% by the evening.

Rain chances will be at 30% for Wednesday, which is the first day of winter, and Thursday.

Expect highs in the low and mid-70s on Wednesday and Thursday.

A new front will drop high temperatures 68 on Friday.

Expect morning lows on Saturday in the 20s and 30s across a large part of Central Florida.

By Saturday afternoon, expect sunshine and a high of only 49° in Orlando.

For Christmas Day, we will start out in the 20s and 30s and only warm to 52 degrees for the afternoon high.

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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.