Orlando weather forecast: Cool start kicks off picture perfect weekend in Central Florida

Tonight's low: 58 degrees | Today's high: 78 degrees | Rain: NONE

Main weather concerns: We have a fabulous weekend ahead with afternoon highs in the mid to high-70s across the area and mostly sunny skies. Rain chances are through at least the end of the weekend. Lows will be in the 50s and 60s near Orlando and the surrounding areas.

If you are heading to the beach, it will be nice overall, with just a few breezes at times. Mostly sunny skies will prevail with high temps in the 70s. Rip current risk remains moderate today and the surf is around 3 feet. Make sure to swim near an open lifeguard stand.

We have a great weather weekend at the attractions and local theme parks. Sunshine will dominate with comfortable temperatures topping out in the high-70s. Dry conditions are expected all day and all weekend long. Enjoy this beautiful weather and don't forget your sunscreen!

Sunshine, comfortable temperatures a,nd dry weather is expected to end your work week and through the weekend across Central Florida. Enjoy this lovely weather!

No tropical activity is expected in the next five days. Continue to check in with us at FOX 35 for more on the tropics!