Windy Thursday: Dangerous seas, near-record warmth ahead

Windy Thursday: Dangerous seas, near-record warmth ahead

ORLANDO, Fla. — To the delight of many around Central Florida, warm temperatures look to be returning.

Thursday will be mostly sunny with temperatures sitting around the mid-70s. Winds have also picked up n response to the strong high-pressure system building over the eastern U.S. and western Atlantic.

Small craft advisories are in effect to local and offshore waters east of Florida. Boaters on lakes should also exercise caution as the winds will also be strong over inland areas.

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Temps will dip into the mid 60s by Thursday evening.

By the end of the week, high temperatures will be well above average for this time of the year, about 10 degrees above average. Highs will be in the 80s by Friday afternoon. The winds will be from the east starting Thursday which will pump up humidity levels and it will start to feel muggy by the weekend.

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