Stormy afternoon ahead in Central Florida

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Grab an umbrella. We will have a high chance of rain on Friday.


The day will start out nice but rain and storms will move in throughout the day.

There is a 70% chance of rain, with 1 to 2 inches possible.


Daytime highs will be around 90 degrees.

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Storms will stay active this holiday weekend.

On Saturday, there will be a 60% chance of rain and on Sunday there will be a 50% chance.

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The rip current risk will stay moderate to high all weekend.

In the tropics, Potential Cyclone 2 is better organized. It will move into Nicaragua late Friday.

No storm poses a risk to Florida.

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