Extreme heat continues, storms hit Central Florida

Central Floridians and visitors alike can expect typical late August weather this week.

High doses of heat and humidity are in the cards. Most interior locations can count on 90°+ during the afternoon heat peak, coastal locations will reside in the 80s. 

The heat index, while lower overall, will remain around 100° – something to consider if you've got plans outdoors for an extended period of time. 

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RELATED: Forecasters tracking 3 disturbances brewing in the tropics

In the tropics, we're watching 3 easterly waves, all with a "medium" chance of tropical development over the next 5 days.

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