TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Temperatures drop quickly this evening as the coldest temperatures of the season so far settle in. Quickly after sunset we dip into the 50s, with temperatures getting down into the chilly 40s by early Wednesday morning. We will be around the 40° mark in our chilliest areas- Citrus, Hernando, & Pasco counties. Temperatures in Hillsborough, Polk, Manatee, Hardee, Desoto, and Highlands counties will dip down 40s. Expect upper 40s in the in Pinellas and coastal Sarasota counties. So far the chilliest temperature we’ve seen in Tampa this month is 53°.
The good news about the chill down is that it’s short-lived! Under sunny skies we warm into the low 70s by the afternoon on Wednesday. Expect a lighter, cool breeze out of the east-northeast between 5- 10 mph
Wednesday night will be chilly, but not As cold, with temperatures slipping down into the 50s overnight, bottoming out in the mid to upper 50s.
Thanksgiving looks really nice! We wake up in the cool mid to upper 50s and warm up into the mid to upper 70s under mostly sunny skies. A few clouds build in Thursday evening, making for partly cloudy skies.
Black Friday shoppers will enjoy cool temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s Friday morning and warmer afternoon temperatures topping out in the mid 70s. Another cold front passes through on Friday. The rain chance is only 10%, but it will bring back some cooler air.
The weekend will be a tad cooler thanks to the weak front on Friday. Saturday begins in the mid 50s and warms up barely into the low 70s. Sunday is sunny and crisp, starting our in the low 50s and warming up into the low 70s.