TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — After a foggy start, we made it into the low 80s under mostly sunny skies for the afternoon hours. Expect a lovely, mild evening with temperatures slowly sinking down through the 70s. After midnight we will slip into the 60s and patchy dense fog will form.

Friday’s fog will be slow to clear, making the late morning look gloomy, but sunny skies prevail by the mid day and temperatures once again race into the low 80s, about 10° above average for us for this time of the year.

New Year’s Eve looks great! Temperature will be in the mild 70s for the evening hours and we ring in 2022 around 70° with clear skies.

The first day of the new year will be warm and sunny, with a bit of fog to start off with. Temperatures warm from the upper 60s into the low 80s for the afternoon hours.

A big cool down is in the forecast, though. A strong cold front will pass through on Sunday with a few showers, maybe a few thunderstorms as well. Much colder and drier air will filter in for Monday.

It will be breezy and temperatures will start out in the upper 40s and low 50s and only warm into the low to mid 60s Monday afternoon. While not as breezy, Tuesday will stay chilly with temperature starting out in the upper 40s and only warming into the lower 70s.