Record-breaking high recorded in Melbourne

Warm stretch of weather continues across Central Florida

By Daniel Dahm - Digital Manager, Troy Bridges - Meteorologist

ORLANDO, Fla. - Central Florida saw record highs Monday as a stretch of very warm winter weather continues to dominate the region.

According to the National Weather Service, Melbourne reached 89 degrees, topping the record of 88 set in 2008. 

Orlando is expected to reach a high of 87. The average high on this date is 74. The record is 87, set in 1975.

Sanford's record high is 87, set in 1975. The record for Daytona Beach is 87, set in 1944.

Overnight lows will be in the upper 60s.

"A new front will approach, increasing rain chances to 40 percent Tuesday at 30 percent Wednesday," Bridge said. "This front will not bring much change in temperatures, however."

Tuesday's high will be 82, and Wednesday's high will reach 86.

Highs will stay in the mid-80s through the weekend.

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