TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Today was HOT and mostly dry, we topped out in the mid 90s with only a few isolated showers for the afternoon. We have a chance for showers closer to sunset, we may see building showers and storms over inland counties during the early evening, drifting towards our coastline closer to sunset.

The rain chance increases just slightly for Saturday to 40%. A stronger sea breeze keeps late-day storms east of I-75, rather than allowing them to drift back toward the coast. It will be hot and humid with highs in the low 90s.

A more pronounced onshore wind flow is in place Sunday. That means, we should see a few showers along the coast in the morning. The rain chance increases to 60% during the day, but most of the rain will be gone before sunset.

Chances for rain over the next 5 days

The rain chances are similar on Monday, with morning coastal showers pushed onshore by our westerly winds. The coastline dries out for the evening hours while inland areas will get swiped by a few showers.

The extra clouds and showers help hold highs down to 91 on Sunday and Monday. The onshore wind pattern also brings in extra humidity off the Gulf of Mexico, so our overnight lows stay in the low 80s.

Chances for rain drop on Tuesday, with only a few isolated showers. Expect hot temperatures, hitting the mid 90s during the afternoon.

Max Defender 8 forecast

Chances for rain build back up to our more normal summer time levels for the end of next week.

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