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Heavy rain possible across parts of Midwest

A storm system moving across the central U.S. will bring showers and thunderstorms to parts of the Midwest on Friday, with the possibility of heavy rain and flash flooding for some locations. Remember, it takes just 12 inches of rushing water to carry away a small car. If you see a flooded roadway, Turn Around Don't Drown.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Tampa, Tampa International Airport (KTPA)

Lat: 27.96°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 26ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

78°F

26°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 28 Aug 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Tampa FL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. East wind 7 to 14 mph becoming southwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. East wind 7 to 14 mph becoming southwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Tampa FL
 27.96°N 82.48°W (Elev. 23 ft)
5:43 pm EDT Aug 28, 2015
6pm EDT Aug 28, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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