Thursday forecast: hot, muggy with a chance of afternoon showers

ORLANDO, Fla. — Look out for a warm, muggy start to our Thursday.

Daytime highs should reach the mid-90s with the heat index in the triple digits.


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Much of Central Florida will have a 40% chance of partly cloudy skies in the early-mid afternoon.

On Friday, expect scattered clouds with a 40% chance of an isolated thunderstorm developing later in the day.

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Looking ahead to the weekend, there is potential for scattered thunderstorms over much of the area with highs in the upper 90s.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.