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Weather: Drier day expected after unusually wet August

Weather: Drier day expected after unusually wet August

Today's forecast calls for less rain, letting Central Florida dry out after several days of wet weather. Remnants of Tropical Storm Erika moved through Monday with heavy rain and storms, leading to localized flooding and standing water in low-lying areas, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne. Forecasters say the area between Lake Eustis and Mount Plymouth in Lake County saw the most rain Monday of between 5 and 6 inches. The rest of Central Florida saw on average between 3 and 4 inches, with 3.54 inches measured at Orlando International Airport, said meteorologist Matt Bragaw. That heavy rain helped boost already high rain totals for August. Bragaw said Orlando...

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