Hot and dry with rain chances increasing into next week

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The heat returns for Central Florida on Sunday.

5 p.m. Update:

Central Florida will see isolated showers with a few locations getting a quick shower around sunset, but most areas will stay dry and hot.

Monday will see some storms pop up late in the day. Storms will be fairly isolated, but a gradual trend toward more widespread showers will build Tuesday and Wednesday and into next weekend.

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Tropics are quiet for the time being, but remember, activity normally picks up as we go through August and especially in September.

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Daytime highs will reach the low-to-mid 90s, with heat index values peaking from 100 to 103 degrees.

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Most of Central Florida will remain rain-free on Sunday.

But a few showers and isolated storms will be possible southwest of the metro area.

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Our typical afternoon rain and storm patterns will return by the middle of next week.

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Chief meteorologist Tom Terry

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