Temperatures dropping fast in Central Florida, first day in the 40s on tap for Friday

ORLANDO, Fla. — Update: Temperatures are running 10 to 15 degrees cooler now than just 24 hours ago, Channel 9 Chief Certified Meteorologist Tom Terry said.

Most of Central Florida will feel the first temperatures in the 40s of the season by daybreak.

Orlando normally drops into the 40s for the first time of the fall by Nov. 5, Terry said. This means our normal Fall chill is about 2 weeks late.

See our previous weather update below:

A strong cold front has brought cooler temperatures to Central Florida.


Most of our area had a chilly start with temperatures around the 50s.

The highest temperature for Thursday in Orlando should only reach around 67 degrees.

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Thursday night will have the coldest temperatures of the season so far.

Orlando could see lows in the upper 40s Thursday night.

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Friday will be cool as well, with highs in the 60s.

This cool stretch in our forecast will stay around through the weekend.

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