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Orlando ties record low of 57, today will be warmer

The temperature dropped to 57 overnight in Orlando, tying a 1979 record, weather reports show.

Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Melbourne said the near record-breaking temperature happened sometime between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m.

There is no sign of rain in the forecast, meaning Central Florida faces another threat of wildfires today..

The Weather Service issued a fire-weather watch for Volusia, Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties that is in effect until noon.

The watch means weather conditions are favorable for wildfires during the next 24 hours.

Morning temperatures will remain in the upper 60s and lower 70s. The high temperature is expected to reach 85.

Skies tonight will be clear with calm winds. The low will be around 59.

Saturday and Sunday will be sunny with the high temperatures reaching 88 and dropping to the low 60s in the overnight hours.


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