TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Today was hot, topping out in the low 90s with fewer storms than Thursday. Inland chances for storms grow this evening, but fade out around 10 p.m.
Expect partly cloudy skies overnight and temperatures sinking down to around 80°.
Saturday will be the drier day of the weekend, with 40% chances for showers, but they will be later, mostly after lunchtime. We have a 40% rain chance that lingers into the evening. Afternoon temperatures will be even higher in the mid 90s.
Sunday’s storms start even later, with the heaviest rain along and west of I-75 around sunset. The storms eventually push out into the Gulf of Mexico. Highs return to the mid 90s before the storms.
Most of next week we stay in a typical summer thunderstorm pattern. That means morning sunshine and late-day downpours. Each day, highs reach the low-mid 90s.
Potential tropical Cyclone Four formed in the Western Gulf. It is expect to slowly strengthen as it moves towards the Mexican coastline. It poses no threat to Florida, but if it strengthens to a tropical storm, it would get the name Danielle
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