ORLANDO, Fla. — It’s going to be a hot one on Thursday.
Channel 9 meteorologist Brian Shields said the forecast calls for temperatures in the low to middle-90s with a 30% chance of pop-up storms. Today’s high is set to reach 94 in Orlando -- not too far from the record of 98 set way back in 1908.
He said higher rain chances will return on Friday with a 70% chance of rain and storms that afternoon. Shields said tropical downpours are likely on Friday with many spots getting more than 2 inches of rain.
Higher rain chances are forecast to stick around through the weekend, keeping temperatures high in the 80s.
But the reprieve from the heat won’t last long with temperatures in the 90s forecast to return next week.
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