TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Flood Watch is in place for parts of Tampa Bay through Saturday evening. Watch for runoff water to swell rivers and streams and low-lying areas to accumulate large puddles.

Expect lighter rain as we head through the evening hours and drying out eventually. Skies will be cloudy and temperatures will be comfortable, in the mid to upper 70s.

The weekend doesn’t look quite as wet as is did earlier this week. It will still rain, and most people will see the showers on both days, but significant dry periods during both days will allow for outdoor plans to continue, just keep an eye on the radar.

The rain chance comes down a small amount more on Sunday, but scattered storms are still expected. We keep a 60% chance of rain in the forecast through most of next week.

We are tracking a few things in the tropics, but nothing that will impact the U.S. Danielle has become “post-tropical” in the northern Atlantic. This morning, Earl strengthened back to a Category 2 hurricane as it heads away from Bermuda. Invest 95L only has a 40% chance of further development.

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