Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Tampa, Tampa International Airport (KTPA)

Lat: 27.96°NLon: -82.48°WElev: 26ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.1 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 7:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Tampa FL

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 43. Northeast wind around 9 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Wind chill values as low as 38 early. East wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. North northwest wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 66. North northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 43. Northeast wind around 9 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Wind chill values as low as 38 early. East wind 8 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 6 to 8 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 3 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West northwest wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West northwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 69. North northwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Tampa FL
 27.96°N 82.48°W (Elev. 23 ft)
2:35 am EST Feb 13, 2016
7am EST Feb 13, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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