Forecast

  Little change in the weather through the end of this Month

Temperatures have been soaring as of late, thankfully the humidity has been quite low making it much more bareable over the past few days.

  First Alert Weather: Heat is the story into the weekend

  Circle of fire over the SE U.S. as dome of high pressure brings on the heat

  First Alert Weather: Warmer today with only isolated afternoon showers

  The heat turns up through the weekend

  First Alert Weather:Record heat possible in Florida this week

  First Alert Weather: A warm and muggy afternoon

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  Suncoast: Temperatures are looking hot and dry this week

  Let the Sun Shine

  Weekend shaping up to be a good one as high pressure kicks in

  First Alert Weather:Dry and hot into the extended range forecast

  Temperatures running high through the weekend and rain chances staying low

  First Alert Weather: Mostly sunny skies and the three H’s on the way

  Pattern is setting up to be a very warm and fairly dry rest of May

Get ready for some fairly quiet weather over the next 7 days as high pressure begins to dig in over the SE U.S. Typically in May we only see about 3 inches of rainfall.

  First Alert Weather:Drier air moves in and sunshine returns

High pressure to the north will build in today and sunshine will poke through the cloud cover. Only slight rain chances today as our front is well to the south and in the process of decay.

Rain chances lower and a bit more sunshine for Wednesday

The weather will be getting back to more typical weather for May here along the Suncoast. Last week we got a taste of summer with temperatures in the low to mid 90s and afternoon and evening thunderstorms.

  First Alert Weather: Suncoast storms then drier air moves in

A cold front is in the process of slowly sinking south and with it comes a good chance for morning storms. This morning showers and thunderstorms will move on shore with about 50% coverage.

  Showers and a few thunderstorms possible on Tuesday as system moves in

  First Alert Weather: Storms this afternoon, some strong, bring even more rain to the Suncoast

  FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Cold Front Lingers and So Do the Showers

  Mother’s Day Is Looking Good for the Suncoast

  The weekend brings some changes to our recent weather pattern along the Suncoast

  First Alert Weather: Another day with afternoon storms then a drier weekend

  Afternoon storms again possible on Friday then some slight changes for weekend

A good deal of storms developed along the sea breeze on Thursday afternoon bringing some heavy rain to some areas .

  First Alert Weather: More storms today with another approaching front

Slight changes in the atmosphere could bring big changes to the afternoon rain pattern. It will be a calm start to the day with mostly sunny skies and dry weather.

  Record heat hits Suncoast along with afternoon storms as Summer gets an early start

A taste of Summer hit the Suncoast on Wednesday as the mercury topped out at 94 degrees eclipsing the old mark 93 set back in 1929.

  First Alert Weather: Expect sea breeze showers near the coast this afternoon

An east wind will warm our afternoon high temperatures to near the 90 mark, just as happened yesterday. This trend for 5 to 8 degree above normal temperatures will continue into the weekend.

  Almost like summer as temperatures soar into the 90s on Wednesday

With winds out of the east on Wednesday to start the day we can expect another warm one especially inland E. of the interstate.

  First Alert Weather:Hot and dry for several days

A front moved past yesterday and will continue to drift south today but no cool air for us. In fact, our temperatures will climb today to near 90 with mostly sunny skies.

  The work week will have a summer like feel to it as highs will be near 90 each day

As a cold front fades over S. Florida we will see a weak high pressure move in and clear skies out a bit on Tuesday.

  First Alert Weather: Slight chance for showers then afternoon sun

Morning shower possible before some afternoon sunshine.

  Showers and T Showers Lingering Through Monday Morning

Winds will be coming in off the Gulf of Mexico which will help to bring the showers and thunderstorms from the Gulf back on shore tonight through the morning hours on Monday.

  Weak Cold Front Moves Through Sunday

A cold front is moving down the state on Sunday and in advance of it, we will see the chance of showers and thunderstorms.

  Warm weekend ahead with a chance for a few showers and thunderstorms

The beach will be the place to be on Saturday as west winds will keep the temperatures in check. Highs along the Suncoast beaches will be in the low to mid 80s while a mile or two inland the temperatures will be in the upper 80s by 2-3 p.m.

  First Alert Weather: More sun today with mostly inland showers

As the low pressure area off the Atlantic coast continues to pull away from Florida we will watch much less chance for showers today.

  Storm system moves out and rain chances lower for Suncoast

Storms brought some heavy rain to parts of the Suncoast on Thursday. North Port had the most with a whopping 2-4 inches in just a short period of time on Thursday afternoon.

  First Alert Weather: Numerous storms expected this afternoon

It’s a First Alert Weather Day. A rapid increase in tropical moisture and a low pressure area approaching the east coast of Florida will combine to increase the afternoon rain chance to 70% with thunderstorms possible.

  Storm system being monitored by National Hurricane Center near Bahamas

Hurricane season doesn’t officially start until June, 1st. but we are already watching an area of disturbed weather in the Central and N. Bahamas

First Alert Weather: Hurricane Center watching Atlantic disturbance

The National Hurricane Center is watching it’s first disturbance of 2019

  First Alert Weather: Rain chances going up

Another warm day on the Suncoast with showers building in the late afternoon or early evening an moving into Gulf waters as they dissipate.

Above average temperatures for Wednesday with highs in the 90s once again

Talk about hot! It topped out at 94 degrees on Tuesday, just 1 degree shy of tying a record set just 2 years ago.

  First Alert Weather: More hot weather before late week showers

For the next two days we will see mostly sunny skies and well above average temperatures. Yesterday we hit 91 for a high and we may do about that today in many places.

  A couple of days with highs in the 90s then some rain later this week

It’s beginning to feel a lot like summer all across the Suncoast. Not totally, as the humidity will not be as oppressive as it can be during July and August.

  First Alert Weather: Warm and dry for several days

The average temperatures for this time of year top out in the lower 80′s. For the next few days we will run 7 to 10 degrees warmer than that.

  First Alert Weather Summer Preview

Get ready for a summer weather preview this week.

  Winds Getting Shifty

Winds have been coming mostly out of the North bringing very comfortable temperatures to the area over the past few days.

  A cool start to your weekend but a warm finish expected

The cold front which brought us a few showers and an isolated thunderstorm continues to push to our south.

  First Alert Weather: Mid-day storms could be strong

A cold front will sink south across the Suncoast today while the upper air support for strong storms lifts away to the northeast.

  Weak cold front to bring some clouds and a good chance for some rain Friday

A storm system will be pushing a cold front through the Suncoast on Friday afternoon.

  First Alert Weather: Strong storms possible Friday

Winds will begin to shift to the south today and humidity will continue to rise. There will be a few more clouds in the sky today and the afternoon high in the mid 80′s will feel more humid.

Storm system to sweep a cold front our way on Friday

A large area of low pressure will continue to move out of the Southern Plains and move through the MS Valley on Thursday

  First Alert Weather: Storms possible Friday

Another warm and mostly sunny day for the Suncoast with highs in the mid 80s. We may see a few extra high clouds in the sky today but we stay rain free. Winds will be light and variable today with winds eventually shifting to the south by tomorrow.

  Beautiful weather continues through Thursday then storms for Friday

Another beautiful day can be expected on Wednesday as high pressure remains in control.

  First Alert Weather: Expect Friday showers

A simple forecast for the next few days as high pressure drives our weather pattern. Dry air aloft brings sunny skies and mild afternoon temperatures with low humidity,

  Clear sailing through Thursday and then some changes possible Friday

Beautiful mid April weather to continue on Tuesday with highs in the low 80s at area beaches and mid 80s elsewhere.

  First Alert Weather: A series of seasonable days with showers for the end of the week.

High pressure aloft and at the surface will drive our weather for the next few days. It will bring sunny skies and seasonable temperatures.

Warming Up With Showers Later in Week

As you start the work week, you will have several days of abundant sunshine.

Gorgeouser And Gorgeouser

Of course, Gorgeouser is not a real word but it does feel as though it should be with the weekend weather getting more and more gorgeous!

  Cooler and drier air to move in over the weekend

After a wild Friday things will be much calmer for the weekend but a bit cooler.

  First Alert Weather - Strong to severe storms are in the forecast this afternoon

It’s a First Alert Weather Day today, with due to strong thunderstorms in our forecast this afternoon.

Wild wicked weather expected to blast through the Suncoast on Friday

Numerous advisories are already up in advance of a strong cold front which will bring showers and thunderstorms, some of which could be severe, mainly Friday afternoon.

  Strong to severe storms possible on Friday with a small chance for an isolated tornado

One more day of nice weather and then the weather takes a turn for the worse after that. Thursday we can expect partly cloudy skies with warm temperatures.

  First Alert Weather: Risk of severe weather in Florida goes up

A complex storm system continues to progress eastward spreading strong to severe weather across the northern Gulf coast today from Louisiana to the panhandle of Florida.

  First Alert Weather: Two sunny and calm days before the strong storms

Friday is a First Alert Weather Day. The Storm Prediction Center puts the Suncoast in a slight risk for severe weather on Friday with the most likely timing being in the afternoon.

  First Alert Weather: Sunny and warmer today as we wait for Friday storms

High pressure in the Atlantic shifts winds to the east today. That slight shift brings warmer afternoon temperatures after the cool start to the morning.

Cool start to Tuesday and rain expected for Friday

Temperatures will be in the mid 50s inland on Tuesday with winds out of the NE at 10-15 mph making it feel even cooler.

  First Alert Weather: Cooler,dry air moves in before late week rain

A front is moving past the area today and bringing in a breezy northwest wind. That wind will draw down a bit cooler air and much drier air for several days before the heat and humidity returns mid-week.

  Cold front on Sunday, but beautiful week ahead on the Suncoast

The cold front is getting ready to move over us and in its wake we will be left with some stellar weather for the majority of the work week. The front will bring a few hours of showers and the possibility of some thunderstorms.

  A Cold Front is Coming

You won’t notice by the warm temperatures that a cold front is coming through on Sunday night but you will get a line of rain that moves through late in the day on Sunday.

  Warm weekend with increasing cloudiness late Sunday with a chance for rain

Temperatures will be above average through the weekend with highs in the upper 80s to near 90 away from the beaches.

  First Alert Weather:Hot and dry weather for the weekend.

This weekend high pressure builds across Florida with dry air aloft as winds shift to the south and humidity increases. Temperatures respond and rise into the mid 80 along the coast to near 90 well inland.

  First Alert Weather: Warm afternoons under sunny skies until changes come Monday

Over the next few days we get to enjoy warm and sunny skies while another large snowstorm slams the plains and Great Lakes states.

  Storm system moves out into the Atlantic and sunshine and warm weather return to Suncoast

High pressure will build in behind the exiting storm system which will bring a warm-up for the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Sunny, dry, and comfortable for the next few days

If you like sunshine, then you’ll absolutely love this forecast!

  Storm system moves out as high pressure moves into the Suncoast

Look for an isolated shower or two to start the day on Wednesday as an area of low pressure moves into the Atlantic.

  First Alert Weather: Showers and thunderstorms today

Upper air energy and a surface cold front will move across the Suncoast this morning and into the afternoon bringing with it showers and thunderstorms.

  Storm system to bring showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday

An area of low pressure moving through the lower MS Valley will sweep a cold front our way on Tuesday. This front will bring a good chance for showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly in the late morning and early afternoon on Tuesday.

  First Alert Weather: Warm today with thunderstorms tomorrow

It will be a First Alert Weather Day tomorrow with a risk of severe weather. Today, however, will be quiet with warm and humid weather and only a few inland showers.

Warm weekend ahead with a First Alert weather day next week

Great beach weather continues along the Suncoast through the weekend.

  First Alert Weather:Early morning showers gives way to mostly sunny skies

In the pre-dawn hours of Friday a storm complex to our north sent a gust front southward. This wind boundary triggered a line of storms that fell apart as it moved south into the area. A few sprinkles and some light rain in Manatee county will leave only clouds behind by shortly after dawn.

  First Alert Weather:Rain back in the forecast as temperatures rise.

East to southeast winds will transport moisture from the Atlantic and increase our humidity on the Suncoast over the next few days.