Forecast Details for Orlando, FL

Recent Locations: Orlando, FL  
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

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Weather Topic: What are Stratus Clouds?

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stratus clouds Next Topic: Nimbostratus Clouds

Stratus clouds are similar to altostratus clouds, but form at a lower altitude and are identified by their fog-like appearance, lacking the distinguishing features of most clouds.

Stratus clouds are wider than most clouds, and their base has a smooth, uniform look which is lighter in color than a nimbostratus cloud. The presence of a stratus cloud indicates the possibility of minor precipitation, such as drizzle, but heavier precipitation does not typically arrive in the form of a stratus cloud.

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Weather Topic: What are Stratocumulus Clouds?

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stratocumulus clouds Next Topic: Contrails

Stratocumulus clouds are similar to altocumulus clouds in their fluffy appearance, but have a slightly darker shade due to their additional mass.

A good way to distinguish the two cloud types is to hold your hand out and measure the size of an individual cloud; if it is the size of your thumb it is generally an altocumulus cloud, if it is the size of your hand it is generally a stratocumulus cloud.

It is uncommon for stratocumulus clouds to produce precipitation, but if they do it is usually a light rain or snow.

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