Weekend forecast: Tropical moisture will give way to drier conditions for much of Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — While many in Central Florida are dealing with periods of rain, Meteorologist Kassandra Crimi says your Saturday might not be a washout.

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Potential Tropical Cyclone (PTC) 1 will slide across the state as we head into the afternoon.

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While the storm remained unnamed Saturday morning, it could become “Alex” once it moves offshore east of Florida, as better organization is possible over the Atlantic, according to Crimi.

In the meantime, there is still the possibility for tornadic activity between Brevard County and South Florida, mainly along the coast, as the as the tropical system passes over.

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Temperatures will climb into the mid-80s in Central Florida on Saturday.

On-and-off squalls will impact some areas into the evening, but many in our viewing area will dry out by late afternoon and evening.

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Heading into Sunday, we’ll return to a more seasonal rain pattern, with sea breeze showers and storms developing in the afternoon.

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Highs Sunday will top out in the upper 80s.

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