Scattered storms Friday, high rip current risk over holiday weekend

ORLANDO, Fla. — People in Central Florida may see scattered storms on Friday, but things are about to improve for the holiday weekend.


Our area will have a 60% chance of seeing rain and showers on Friday.

The high temperature in Orlando should reach around 82 degrees in the afternoon.

Our forecast is looking much nicer for the weekend.

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We will be partly cloudy with only a 20% chance for rain Saturday and Sunday.

Channel 9 meteorologists are still monitoring any area near the Carolinas that may show some tropical disturbance or sub-tropical storm development.

Even if the area forms, it’s not projected to move to Florida.

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With that offshore, our seas will build, and it will be windy.

High-breaking surf is possible, and swimmers need to look out for a high rip current risk.

Some parts of Central Florida’s coast could see beach erosion from the high surf.

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