Showers, storms in Central Florida forecast; cooldown on the way

Orlando to see highs in mid-70s by middle of week

By Daniel Dahm - Digital Manager , Troy Bridges - Meteorologist

ORLANDO, Fla. - Central Florida will see a warm and rainy Monday, but big changes, including fall-like temperatures, are headed to the region.

The high is forecast to reach 86 degrees in Orlando, and there's a 60 percent chance of showers and storms.

"The rain is ahead of a new front that will finally move in by the middle of the week and bring a big cooldown later in the week," News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said.

The average high on this date in Orlando is 83.

Tuesday's high will be 84, with a 50 percent coverage of rain.

High temperatures on Wednesday and Thursday will be in the low to mid-70s. Overnight lows will dip into the 50s.

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Highs return to the 80s from Friday through Sunday.

Tracking the tropics

"We are watching one area of low pressure developing in the southwestern Caribbean Sea," Bridges said. "Slow development of the system is possible as it moves north-northwest."

The system has a 40 percent chance of developing over the next five days.

"If this does develop, it will likely not make an impact on Florida as the cold front will block it," Bridges said.

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