Forecast: Beautiful holiday week weather

11:11 AM, Nov 19, 2012   |    comments
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A northerly flow will dominate most of this week meaning cool and dry air will be the rule in Tampa this week.  This has caused a low deck of clouds to form at the surface for many areas inland but they will break up into this afernoon.  A low pressure system will linger off the Carolina coast through Thursday reinforcing that northerly flow.  As a result, we will see plenty of sunshine and temperatures that will run slightly below the average of 77.  Rain chance will be slim with skies generally on the mostly sunny side. 

Today: Mostly cloudy skies north and east of Tampa with mostly sunny skies south and west of Tampa.  The clouds will break up more this this afternoon.  Winds will be N 10 mph with a few higher gusts along the coast. Highs will reach the low to mid 70s.

Tonight: Mainly clear and cool with lows in the low to mid 50s with some upper 40s on Hernando and Citrus counties. Winds will be N 5 mph.

Meteorologist Bobby Deskins