Forecast: Steamy Sun; Seabreeze Storms For Saturday

6:29 AM, Sep 15, 2012   |    comments
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Look for a good chance of rain today.  Storms will develop inland near Polk county around 1-2 pm and track westward reaching the Bay metro area after 3 pm.    The storms will push offshore during the late afternoon and early evening hours and some rain will be around sunset.  Sunday will be similar to Saturday, with increasing rain chances for the workweek as a front stalls over us Wednesday.

Saturday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East northeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. 

Monday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tuesday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. West southwest wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Wednesday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%..

Thursday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Friday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Marine Seas: 1 - 2 feet; Winds: ENE 10 Kts; Bays: Light Chop Surf Temp: 83 degrees