Monday turned out to be another partly cloudy and unseasonably warm day around Tampa Bay. After morning lows ranging from 61 degrees at MacDill Air Force Base to 67 degrees in St. Petersburg, afternoon highs across west-central Florida reached into the upper 70s and lower 80s. Though there was a bit of morning fog, conditions stayed rain-free through the day.
The weather pattern for Tuesday and Wednesday will be a continuation of the partly cloudy and warm days that have persisted across west-central Florida for over a week. However, the chance of showers, and a slight dip in afternoon temperatures are expected to move into the area towards the end of the week.
Weather for Tuesday and Wednesday
The forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday for areas in and around Tampa Bay calls for morning fog that gives way to partly cloudy skies, with the coverage of precipitation at or below ten percent. After morning lows between 55 and 65 degrees, highs will climb to between 77 and 83 degrees both afternoons.
Forecast for Thursday through Saturday
The forecast for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in Tampa Bay calls for partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies, with precipitation coverage ranging from 20 to 30 percent each day. Morning lows all three days will drop to between 55 and 65 degrees. Highs on Thursday will reach 75 to 82 degrees, and drop to between 70 and 78 degrees for Friday and Saturday.
Links to additional weather information
For further forecast details regarding weather conditions around Tampa Bay and the rest of west-central Florida, please visit the local National Weather Service website, the Storm Team 8 Facebook page, and Meteorologist Denis Phillips Facebook page.