More heat, storms through weekend in Central Florida

Rip current risk moderate at beaches

By Troy Bridges - Meteorologist

ORLANDO, Fla. - A hot, stormy weekend is on tap this weekend in the Orlando area.

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"We're tracking more sea breeze storms Friday afternoon across Central Florida," Local 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.  "The coverage of rain will be 50 percent after 2 o'clock."

Some storms will be strong, with heavy rain and lightning, Bridges said.

Before the heavy rain falls, it will heat to 94 degrees in Orlando, with a "feel like" temperature of 105.

Rain chances stick around at 50 percent into Saturday and Sunday afternoon.

High temperatures will be in the mid-90s all weekend.

Rip currents at Central Florida beaches will be in the moderate category.

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