Forecast: Mainly Quiet Overnight, Isolated Showers

9:57 PM, Aug 14, 2012   |    comments
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Overnight: Isolated showers and decreasing clouds, with a low around 77. West southwest wind around 7 mph becoming light in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50% for Tampa and St. Petersburg; 40% for the Nature Coast; and 60% for inland areas south of I-4. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday:  Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light and variable wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Saturday:  Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday:  Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

 Marine ForecastWinds: SW 5-12 kts  Seas: 1-3 feet  Surf Temp:  88 degrees  Bay Conditions:  Smooth AM, Light Chop PM UV Index   11