TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The clouds cleared out today and we saw a sunny and mild afternoon, topping out in the upper 70s and low 80s. This evening will be dry and lovely, with temperatures sinking down into the upper 60s slowly.

Tuesday begins in the cool mid to upper 60s, with clouds building along the Nature Coast. Throughout the day we will warm up as the clouds spread southward through our area. Tuesday will be the warmest of the next 8, topping out well into the low 80s.

Wednesday begins with the threat of a few passing showers ahead of a cold front. The threat of rain is south of our area by mid morning. Cooler air begins to sink down through our area throughout the day, making for stationary or dropping temperature sin our northern counties during the day, and widespread chillier temperatures Wednesday evening.

Temperatures will be about 10° below average to end the work week with highs on Thursday and Friday in the upper 60s and low temperatures in the low to mid 50s.

Rain chances will increase again next weekend.