TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – High heat and humidity continue today with highs in the low 90s and heat index values 100+ for hours this afternoon.
The first storms pop up as the sea breeze pushes in from the Gulf of Mexico around midday. The coverage of storms increases to 40% as the downpours head farther inland.
Most of the showers come to an end after sunset. Overnight lows will be in the upper 70s.
A similar pattern is in place tomorrow and Thursday. Highs reach the low 90s with 40% chances of afternoon and early evening thunderstorms.
The rain chance drops slightly to 30% for Friday and the weekend.
TRACKING THE TROPICS: Keeping an eye on one tropical wave in the central Atlantic that has a 70% chance of developing in the next few days. It appears that in the long range, conditions will not be conducive for continued development.