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Showers, storms approaching Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Afternoon update:

Current weather conditions are warm, windy and humid -- for now.

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Several storms are approaching and should pass through the area Monday evening, certified meteorologist George Waldenberger said.

“Scattered, brief showers and even thunderstorms are possible briefly in most areas after sunset,” he said. “Then a cold front passes and cools us down for tomorrow.”

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Waldenberger said conditions will then be less humid, with the rest of the workweek shaping up to be quite dry.

“But rain returns to the forecast for both days this weekend,” he said. “We’ll monitor how this impacts the Daytona 500 in the days ahead.”

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Earlier story:

Central Florida will have another warm day Monday before a strong front brings big changes.

Our area will be very warm and windy Monday afternoon.

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The high temperature in Orlando should reach around 85 degrees Monday afternoon.

A cold front will move in Monday evening and increase our rain and storm chances to 30%.

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Tuesday will be much cooler with high temperatures in the upper 60s.

Our temperatures will drop into the 40s early Wednesday morning.

We will slowly warm up through the rest of the week.

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Central Florida will see more rain this weekend on Saturday and Sunday.

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Jason Kelly

Jason Kelly, WFTV.com

Jason Kelly joined WFTV in 2014.