• Rain chances going down, but wet weekend still likely across Central Florida

    By: Sarah Wilson


    The good news? Rain chances are going down across Central Florida. The bad news? Scattered showers and storms are still likely to dampen your weekend plans.

    Channel 9 meteorologist Brian Shields said rain chances on Friday are going down to 50 percent with a high of 88. That’s in comparison to Thursday, where rain chances topped out for the week at 80 percent.

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    Shields said the chances for afternoon showers and storms are forecast to continue through the weekend with a 50 percent chance of rain on Saturday and a 60 percent chance on Sunday.

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    So if you have outdoor afternoon plans for Father’s Day, Shields recommends bringing along an umbrella just in case.

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