Spotty showers cover Central Florida as temperatures hit record highs

ORLANDO, Fla. — Update 6:25 p.m.: As record temperatures climbed in Central Florida, showers soaked parts of Metro Orlando.

Spotty storms developed across the area late in the afternoon.

Sanford tied a record by hitting 95 on Monday. Orlando hit 94, making it officially the hottest day of the year so far.

The threat of spotty storms are expected to continue through 10 p.m. in the warm weather.

See our earlier story below:

Central Florida is heating up, with temperatures climbing into the mid-90s on Monday.

Daytime highs will reach 94 in Orlando.

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There will be a mix of sunshine and clouds throughout the day.

A few late day storms are possible, at a 20% chance.

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Tonight, temperatures will cool down into the 70s.

Looking ahead, temperatures will stay hot. The 90s will stick around for most of the week.

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Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.

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Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.