TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A HEAT ADVISORY is in effect from noon until 6pm. Heat index values will reach up to 109 in some spots. Temperatures climb above normal today with highs in the low 90s. Be sure to stay hydrated and takes breaks out of the heat.
Overall rain chances today are sightly lower than the past few days. Watch for a few spotty showers near the coast this morning. There is a 30% rain chance from noon until 4pm. After that, rain chances come down again.
The onshore wind pattern continues, so a few more showers are possible Friday morning. Friday’s rain chance increases to 40%, and we have a 50% rain chance Saturday. Highs will stay in the low 90s.
TRACKING THE TROPICS: Likely development of an area of low pressure off the Carolina coast soon. The National Hurricane Center gives it an 80% chance of becoming a tropical system. The next name on the list is Fay, but it will have no impact on Florida.