TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – We topped out in the upper 80s this afternoon under partly cloudy skies. Late afternoon storms blossomed across our southern and inland counties, and drifted slowly as they faded across our area.

Temperatures will slowly cool down this evening, the rain should wrap up by 11 p.m. Expect gradual overnight clearing and temperatures sinking down into the upper 60s and low 70s.

A similar pattern is in place tomorrow, but there will be fewer storms. Our rain chance drops to 30% in the afternoon and evening. The best chance to see a shower will be over our inland counties. Temperatures will warm quickly, and end up near 90° for the afternoon hours, feeling very much like summertime.

Even drier air arrives for the end of the week with just a 20% rain chance Thursday and Friday. Temperatures will start out in the mid 70s and warm up to near 90° for the afternoon hours.

Saturday’s high should be slightly below average in the mid 80s, but that’s because we have a higher rain chance that starts earlier in the day. The rain and clouds keep highs down slightly. We expect a widespread round of showers and storms ahead of a slow moving cool front on Saturday.

For Mother’s Day, we have a 30% rain chance with highs in the mid to upper 80s. The front finally makes it through our area, resulting in isolated chances for a few morning showers, but then drying out and clearing out during the day on Sunday.

Drier air moves in behind the front, we won’t cool down much as a result, but we will enjoy lower humidity on Monday and Tuesday, it will be most noticeable during the morning and evening hours- feeling a little more crisp outside.