Chilly air reaches Orlando area

Highs to be in low 60s across Central Florida

By Daniel Dahm - Digital Manager, Troy Bridges - Meteorologist

ORLANDO, Fla. - A day after storms passed through Central Florida, cool air will grip the region.

Temperatures started in the 40s and 50s Monday morning. 

"Expect a few clouds to start, and then clearing skies," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said. 

The high will reach 62 in Orlando. The average high on this date is 74.

Overnight lows will be near 40.

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"Morning lows will be in the 40s for the next several days," Bridges said.

Tuesday will see a high of 63. Wednesday's high will be 68.

There's no chance of rain in the Orlando area until Thursday.

The high on Thursday will be 72. The overnight low will be 60.

Friday's high will be 74. Rain chances increase to 60 percent on Friday.

Tornado touches down along Florida's Gulf Coast

Monday's cooldown comes after strong storms ripped through Florida on Sunday.

The National Weather Service is confirming a tornado touched down on Florida's Gulf Coast.

The weather service tweeted that wind speeds reached between 90 and 100 miles per hour in New Port Richey early Sunday.

No injuries were reported but the storm blew down trees limbs and power lines.

Pasco Fire Rescue reported tree limbs were blocking streets and said the storm had damaged a car.

Heavy rains and strong winds blew throughout the central part of Florida on Sunday.

Watch News 6 for updates.

 

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