Forecast: More Tropical Moisture on Tap for Tuesday

11:13 PM, Jul 1, 2013   |    comments
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Numerous showers and storms will continue to push across the Tampa Bay area overnight into Tuesday morning as deep tropical moisture is drawn northward into Florida.  A flood watch has been issued for all counties in the viewing area until Wednesday 8AM, as an additional 3-5 inches of rain will be possible over the next two days. A flood watch means that flooding is possible during the next 24-36 hours. Residents living in flood prone areas should take action to protect property.

The Fourth of July will have a 60% chance of afternoon storms mainly between the hours of 12PM and 9PM.  We will be seeing drier air by the end of the week into the weekend.  Along with less rain, and more sun, daytime highs will soar into the low and mid 90's by the weekend.

Overnight Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 75. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South southeast wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tuesday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Independence Day A 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Friday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. East southeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

Saturday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

Sunday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.