ORLANDO, Fla. — Clouds increased Saturday as a cold front moved through the area, with highs back in the mid to upper 80s.
Scattered showers will continue to develop during the evening hours, with temps falling into the 70s. The chance for rain will increase overnight, with warm lows in the mid to upper 60s.
High rain chances are still on track for Mother’s Day. A storm system will develop in the Gulf and push toward South Florida.
This system will throw rain and a few storms into the area on Sunday. The heaviest activity looks to be east and southeast of Orlando. Highs for Mother’s Day will only be in the mid to upper 70s with breezy conditions.
Better weather quickly returns to start next week. The storm system quickly exits into the Atlantic, with clearing skies expected Monday. Highs on Monday will be back in the low to mid 80s.
The tranquil continues into midweek. Dry conditions are expected both Tuesday and Wednesday, along with mostly sunny skies. Highs midweek will be in the mid to upper 80s.
Our next storm system begins to arrive late next week. There is some uncertainty to this system, but a few showers will be possible on Thursday with highs in the mid-80s. Even higher rain and storm chances are expected Friday, with temps in the mid-80s.
The active weather will likely linger into next week, with highs holding in the mid-80s.
Beach and Boating Conditions
A Small Craft Caution continues for Sunday, with strong easterly winds and seas 3-4 feet. Surfers will find poor conditions Sunday, with a northeasterly windswell. The rip current threat is low for Mother’s Day.