TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Showers & storms eventually fired up this afternoon, and some may drift back towards our coastline around sunset. Temperatures were quite toasty today, topping out in the low 90s, challenging some high temperature records for the day.
Overnight the rain fades and we slowly cool down under partly cloudy skies. We will get down into the low 70s.
Expect another round of afternoon and evening storms tomorrow. The rain chance is 40%. This time, a stronger breeze from the east will push the storms toward the coast. Highs still reach the low 90s.
Saturday will be hot with a round of scattered storms. They initially fire up along the east coast of the state and get pushed westward across the state and into our area. They will be along our coastline around sunset.
Mother’s Day will be quite warm and drier, with only a 20% chance for a stray shower to fire up, mainly over inland areas.
Next week stays seasonably warm and muggy with slim chances for afternoon rain.