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An upper level low spinning over the SE U.S. will continue to throw a few pieces of energy our way but should not bring much rain our way.  We will see a weak cold  front move through the Suncoast on Tuesday bringing a few showers and some cloudiness.  Once the front moves through we will see some slightly drier air move in and temperatures stay close to seasonal averages.

Bob Harrigan

Heavy showers have been developing this afternoon across areas east of I-75.  These showers are moving towards the central part of the state, on their way to the east coast of Florida.  The panhandle has Tornado Watches in effect until 11 pm tonight as the storm system bears down on the state.

An approaching storm system will bring some unsettled weather to our area beginning on Sunday and into the first part of the week.  Showers and Thunderstorms will likely occur.  There is the potential for some strong storms on Sunday, bringing gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy downpours.  

A stationary front lies right over S. Central Florida.  This front combined with some surface moisture will allow for a few showers and a possible thunderstorm mainly in the late afternoon and through the evening on Saturday.

Sunday the front begins to lift to the north as a warm front, this will bring some cloudiness and a chance for showers through the day.  The majority of the rain will be inland but I still expect to see some coastal action as well.

Monday the cold front and low pressure system moves closer and keeps the clouds around with a good chance for mainly showers at anytime during the day with a small chance for a few isolated thunderstorms.

Highs will be near 80 through the weekend and beyond.

Thanks to a more structured and potent system, the dynamics will be in place for widespread showers and even a few thunderstorm to develop on Sunday afternoon,evening, and into next Monday.  An upper level low responsible for bringing up to two feet of snowfall in the central Rocky Mountains…

All good things must come to an end.  We have had a 3 day stretch of beautiful spring weather here along the Suncoast but you may need the umbrella by the end of the weekend.

A complex system is expected to eject out of the Central Rockies and dive to the Southeast U.S. over the weekend.  Right now it appears the best chances for rain will be later on Sunday through Monday.

It does not appear that we will see anything too strong, however we could see some fairly heavy rain with this system.

Bob Harrigan

After several days of sunny and dry conditions, the weather looks to change over the weekend.  A slow moving cold front will sweep into the area by Sunday afternoon, and bring widespread showers and thunderstorms through the evening hours.  There's a slight chance for a few afternoon showers…

Thanks to high pressure that's over the Suncoast, we can expect another sunny and dry day.  Temperatures will also be around average (average high is 81 degrees for this time of the year).  A few areas of patchy fog might linger into the late morning hours, but then should burn off by this a…

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