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Storm chances stick around Monday as Central Florida gets drier this week

ORLANDO, Fla. — Central Florida will continue to see an afternoon storm pattern Monday before drier weather returns later this week.

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Our area is forecast to see a 50% chance of scattered afternoon storms.

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Before the storms get started, our average high temperature should reach around 90 degrees.

Drier weather should move into our area mid-to-late week.

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Channel 9 meteorologists continue to monitor the impact of Hurricane Fiona in the Caribbean.

Fiona’s center was in the eastern Dominican Republic early Monday.

Very heavy rain continues to fall across Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

The area will end up with totals over 20 inches of rainfall.

Catastrophic flooding has been seen in Puerto Rico along with extreme flooding in the Virgin Islands.

Fiona will lift north into the Turks and Caicos and then be near Bermuda later this week.

Thankfully, forecast models show Fiona will not impact Florida.

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