Drier air moves in above the Suncoast today as sunshine returns. Rain has come to an end, for now. With the exception of one brief rain chance Friday evening, the next 7 days look to be rain-free and cool with lots of sunshine
Yesterday’s front is stalled to our south and moisture is converging in a plume aloft. What is needed to produce rain over the state is rising air. That ingredient will be provided today courtesy of an upper-level low spinning out of Texas and heading for Florida
A weak cold front sinking past the area and stalling south of us will bring unsettled and slightly cooler weather to the Suncoast Tuesday and Wednesday. Tuesday morning will start off mild with a slight chance of sprinkles or brief light rain
The Severe Storm Prediction Center places the Suncoast at a low risk for strong to severe storms this evening. It’s a cautionary alert due to a shifting wind out of the south that will bring a surge of humidity to the Suncoast late in the day, just as a cold front approaches our coastline
An expanding area of high pressure will direct winds out of the northeast to east and finally southeast by New Years Eve. The easterly, but shifting winds keep us in a warming trend that boosts high temperatures into the mid 70′s
Temperatures stay flat today as a northwest wind over the Gulf waters draws in cooler air, which will work against any daytime heating. Daytime high temperatures will only be a few degrees warmer than morning lows.
The first of several fronts will move past the Suncoast today with only marginal chances for producing weather. Falling mostly as rain with only small changes for a thunderstorm, the precipitation will likely fall in the late morning or early afternoon
The gusty northeast wind will continue today as dry and somewhat cool air, however still above average, continues to filter into the Suncoast. Thursday temperatures will be similar to Wednesday with perhaps warmer morning and afternoon temperatures by a degree or two