Who turned the heat on? Orlando area to flirt with record highs

Rain chances increase later in week in Central Florida

Sunrise over the Daytona Beach pier.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Temperatures will be close to record highs Tuesday across Central Florida.

In Orlando, we will warm to 85 degrees, 1 degree shy of the record set in 1982. The average high in Orlando on this date is 73.

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Expect high temperatures in the mid-80s through Thursday.

A new front approaches Friday, upping rain chances to 50% and dipping temperatures to the low 80s.

For the weekend, expect minimal rain chances at 20%, with highs in the low to mid-70s.

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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.