Extreme heat: Record-breaking highs near 100 degrees expected Thursday in Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Central Florida will be extremely hot on Thursday.


Several areas will see record-breaking highs in the afternoon.

The high temperature in Orlando should reach around 98 degrees, which is around 10 degrees above average.

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The record high for May 9 in Orlando is 98 degrees and was recorded 109 years ago in 1915.

Rain chances will remain low overall, with a bigger chance for rain and storms in northern Florida.

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Our temperatures will be slightly lower on Friday, with highs in the mid-90s.

Rain chances will be higher Friday afternoon and Saturday.

Our weekend looks nice overall with sunny skies and highs around 90 degrees.

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Big changes will be coming next week.

Central Florida will be locked into a steady pattern of rain and storms for next week.

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