Strong front to bring rain, very cold air to Central Florida

Thundershowers possible in Orlando area on Friday

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ORLANDO, Fla. – We are pinpointing a strong cold front that will move through Central Florida.

Ahead of the front, expect a high temperature of 77 on Thursday, with lots of sunshine.

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Through the noon hour Friday, rain chances will move in along the front. Most of the energy goes north of Florida into Alabama and Georgia, similar to the last front that passed through our region.

We could see a couple of thunderstorms, but nothing severe.

By Friday afternoon, the front moves south of Central Florida, with cooler air building in.

Expect a high of 68 degrees on Friday.

Early Saturday, temperatures will dip to near 40 degrees in Orlando, with cooler weather to our north. The high tops off at 56 on Saturday, with sunny skies all weekend.

Temperatures will be in the 30s early Sunday for most of Central Florida. Expect a high temperature of 63 degrees on Sunday afternoon.

For Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, expect dry conditions with a high of 72.

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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.