Frost advisory issued for Marion County as Central Florida prepares for temps in the 30s, 40s

ORLANDO, Fla. — Update:

Central Florida can expect a swift drop in temperatures Wednesday evening.


“When the winds die down, that’s when the temperatures will start falling quickly,” chief meteorologist Tom Terry said.

On Wednesday evening, metro Orlando will see temperatures in the mid- to upper-40s.

A frost advisory has been issued for Marion County, where residents are forecast to wake up to temperatures in the mid-30s.

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Wet weather will move into the area by this weekend.

Terry said a storm system will move into Central Florida on Sunday -- sometime between the afternoon and evening.

While there could be some fluctuation in terms of timing and intensity, Terry said he does expect scattered showers and thunderstorms

Watch live updates from Terry on Channel 9 Eyewitness News.

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Earlier story:

Central Florida will have cooler days and chilly nights over the next few days.

Our area saw a chilly start Wednesday morning, with low temperatures in the 40s and 50s.

The high temperature in Orlando should reach around 63 degrees Wednesday afternoon.

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The cooler air is being fueled by another front that will move through Florida.

Wednesday night will be even colder, with low temperatures in the 30s and 40s.

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Our area will gradually warm up by the end of the week with highs in the upper 70s and 80s.

Our next best chance for seeing rain and storms will be Sunday.

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Jason Kelly

Jason Kelly, WFTV.com

Jason Kelly joined WFTV in 2014.