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Triple-digit heat indexes reported across Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Friday marks one of the hottest days of the year so far for Central Florida, with temperatures climbing into heat advisory criteria for most of the area, Channel 9′s certified chief meteorologist Tom Terry said.

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Triple-digits persist throughout the region, with heat indexes ranging from 103 degrees in Deland to 110 degrees in Cocoa Beach, Terry said. He said the high humidity is making for the very hot afternoon.

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Orlando has hit 108 degrees with the heat index, according to Terry.

Little relief will be found this weekend, as similar temperatures will be found across the region on Saturday, along with a chance of storms on the east coast. More inland rain can be expected on Sunday along with slgihtly cooler temperatures, Terry said.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.