A Dense Fog Advisory has been issued for Polk and Manatee counties southward this morning until 9 a.m. Patches fo fog will be thick at times. Mid morning will see the fog burn off and sunny skies take over. They will eventually turn partly cloudy as we will warm to the low 80s. There is a small 20% chance for rain today, mainly this afternoon and mainly east of Tampa.
Rain chances will gradually increase Wednesday through Friday as a disturbance moves into the region. Only a few showers around on Wednesday, but some strong storms are possible late Thursday into Friday.
By Friday night, a cold front will push south across the area and our weather will quickly improve for Saturday with clearing skies, and dry conditions.
Tuesday: Patchy dense fog before 11 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 82. N/W 5-10
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. SE/SW wind 5 to 12 mph.
Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. North northeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms late afternoon. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday: A 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Friday Night: A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday: Mostly sunny, high 82 degrees, low 63.