'Feels like' temperature to reach 105 in Central Florida

Storms stick around in Orlando through holiday weekend

By Troy Bridges - Meteorologist

ORLANDO, Fla. - It will be red hot and wet in Central Florida on the Fourth of July.

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High temperatures will be in the mid-90s in Orlando through the weekend, with a "feels like" temperature near 105.

"We're tracking afternoon storms moving from west to east into the afternoon across Central Florida," Local 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.

Rain chances will be at 50 percent Friday afternoon before tapering off to 20 percent for the evening fireworks.

Rain chances will be at 40 percent on Saturday and 50 percent on Sunday.

Rip currents will be in the moderate category all weekend.

Meanwhile, Hurricane Arthur made landfall near Cape Lookout, North Carolina, around 11:30 p.m. Thursday with winds at 100 mph, making it a Category 2 hurricane. 

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