Temps to dip tonight followed by a windy Wednesday; see when rain, storms return

ORLANDO, Fla. — Update:

Tuesday has been cool yet pleasant -- dry conditions with blue skies and much less wind.


Expect another cool down Tuesday evening, with lows dipping down into the 40s.

A front will pass Wednesday, bringing with it wind.

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“Outdoor workers: Afternoon tasks Wednesday will be done with a strong breeze,” certified meteorologist George Waldenberger said. “We’ll stay dry through Saturday. But on Sunday, there will be a chance for rain.”

He said several thunderstorms may drop 1 to 2 inches of rain locally, especially late Sunday afternoon and early Sunday evening.

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But lots of sunshine should warm up the afternoon nicely, Meteorologist Brian Shields said.

Expect a high of 68 degrees in Orlando on Tuesday.

Nighttime and overnight temperatures will dip back into the upper 40s.

But the thermometer will hit 70 degrees on Wednesday in parts of the Channel 9 viewing area.

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Later in the week, Shields said a “mini-front” will move in and bring in slightly cooler weather.

Looking even further ahead, Shields expects a “rain-maker” to arrive Sunday into Monday.

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Jason Kelly joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2014. He serves as the station's Digital Executive Producer.