Jerry strengthens more; wonderful, dry weather days ahead in Central Florida

Jerry strengthens more; wonderful, dry weather days ahead in Central Florida

Jerry strengthens to a hurricane 

The dry air continues to limit shower and storm activity across Central Florida. It was a nice day with highs only reaching the mid to upper-80s, but feeling nice since the humidity was a tad lower. Expect humidity levels to be comfortable to end the workweek and into the weekend.

Low temperatures are set to dip as well down to 70 degrees overnight.
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Friday will be a very nice day across Central Florida. A very low chance for an isolated shower, high temperatures in the mid-80s and dew points in the mid-60s. For reference, in Central Florida commonly we have dew points in the low 70s (dew points measure how much water vapor is in the air).

Friday night temperatures will drop to the mid-60s across some locations.

Eye on the Tropics
Hurricane hunters found hurricane-force winds within Jerry Thursday late morning. Jerry is forecast to encounter drier air and wind shear on the weekend as it passes well north of Puerto Rico Saturday. Some islands in the extreme northeastern Caribbean could experience tropical storm-force winds starting Friday evening.
Models continue to swing this system away from the Caribbean and turning more north, staying over the Atlantic, away from Florida and the rest of the U.S. Atlantic coast. If everything stays on track, there will be a front exiting the U.S. early next week, which will make Jerry curve before it even reaches the Bahamas and could make a dent in its organization as it will be increasing the wind shear around the storm.

Check your full five-day forecast below:

5 day 9-19 Forecast

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