After a mild and dry week, changes will set in starting today as a cold front pushes through. Scattered showers will be found along and ahead of the front but those will be shifting south throughout the morning. Decreasing clouds and more seasonable air will filter in behind it. Highs today will climb to the upper 70s across much of interior Central Florida. The secondary front on Saturday morning will be the one responsible for the even bigger drop in temperatures.
Trick-or-treaters will find favorable conditions with fair skies and temperatures in the lower 70s around the time of sunset, which is at 6:41pm today. Rain will be over by then, but the northwest breeze may make it feel a bit cooler when the sun sets. Readings will fall to the mid-60s by 10 p.m.
Gusty north winds will take over early Saturday when the second cold front slides through. This one will lack rainfall but will be capable of a meaningful drop in temperatures for the weekend. Lows on Saturday morning will be in the mid-50s for the Interstate 4 corridor with cooler 40s north and west. Highs on Saturday will only reach the upper 60s, some 15 degrees below average for this time of year.
Overnight Saturday into Sunday is when the temperatures will be at their coldest; parts of Marion county may dip as far down as the upper 30s; area wide, mid- to upper 40s to near 50 will be common except for at the immediate coast. The record low for Orlando on Sunday morning of 46 degrees will be in jeopardy. Plenty of sun will be on hand throughout the weekend with clear skies at night. Tranquil weather will last through the start of the next work week with onshore winds modifying the airmass and allowing temperatures to increase each day.
In the tropics, Invest 95 is now north of the Virgin Islands. It still has a low chance of development, but it is expected to stay well east of North America. Otherwise, tropical storm formation is not expected in the next two to five days.
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