ORLANDO, Fla. - Sunday in Central Florida is starting on a dry note, but some showers will push through the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy skies and warm temperatures will prevail ahead of the showers and possibly some lightning strikes.
"Light rain will be pushing into East Central Florida this afternoon but by the time the sun sets, and 6, 7, 8 o' clock rolls around, those widespread showers, and even potentially a few thunderstorms will be impacting our region," says FOX 35 meteorologist Allison Gargaro. "That trend will continue through the 2, 3 o' clock hours on Monday morning."
The interior will feel the mid-70s with some of our coast continues even warmer. This is all ahead of our next cold front that will move across the Florida peninsula early Monday morning.
The front makes its final push in the early morning hours on Monday and will be cleared out of the region by 6 a.m. Winds will also be the big story late tonight and Monday. Wind gusts will reach 15 to 25 mph across the area.
As soon as this cold front clears out of Central Florida, there will be sunny skies and dry temperatures through Wednesday.
We are tracking another cold front that will push into our region on Christmas Eve.
This storm will be strong bringing heavy rain and the chance for storms. The latest forecast model run has the storm clearing by Friday mid-morning.
Temperatures will be near 80-degrees on Christmas Eve and will be dipping into the 60s on Christmas, with overnight lows in the 40s and 50s.
Christmas will be cold this year, Gargaro said. The last time the Orlando area felt temperatures in the 50s on Christmas day was back in 2001, the high was 56 degrees. This Christmas we are forecast to reach the upper-50s. She said the last Christmas Day in the 60s was in 2014, with 65 degrees and 2004 at 62.
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