Heat wave on the way to Florida next week

ORLANDO, Fla. — We’ll have a mix of sun and clouds for Thursday in Central Florida.

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There’s a 40% chance of scattered showers. A couple of showers will be along the coast this morning.

Throughout the day, we’ll have breezy conditions and a high of 81 degrees.

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Meteorologist Brian Shields said there’s a system offshore that’s keeping our seas high. The rip currents will be very dangerous over the next few days.

Friday’s rain chance is about 40%.

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We’ll have summer-like temperatures this weekend, at around 90 degrees.

After our coast storm leaves, winds will turn out of the south and we’ll heat up in a hurry.

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Next week will be our hottest week of the year so far, with temperatures in the mid-90s for several days.

A Florida heat wave is on the way.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.