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Tropics remain active

The National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for Erica as yet another tropical system, Fred, forms in the eastern Atlantic. Remnants of Erika could still produce heavy rainfall and gusty winds across southern and central Florida on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for two hurricanes, Jimena and Ignacio.
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Current conditions at

Tampa, Tampa International Airport (KTPA)

Lat: 27.96°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 26ft.

Mostly Cloudy

24°C

75°F

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed NE 7 km/h
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 22°C (71°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 30 Aug 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Tampa FL

Flood Watch August 30, 08:00 AM until Monday 08:00pm
Click here for hazard details and duration
Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 31. Heat index values as high as 37. North northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 3am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 23. East wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 23 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 31. Heat index values as high as 37. South southeast wind 11 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 31 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 3am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 24. Southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 24 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. South southeast wind 10 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 31 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. South southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 24 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 25 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 3pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 31. Heat index values as high as 37. North northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 3am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 23. East wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 31. Heat index values as high as 37. South southeast wind 11 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 3am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 24. Southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. South southeast wind 10 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. South southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Tampa FL
 27.96°N 82.48°W (Elev. 7 m)
5:19 am EDT Aug 30, 2015
6am EDT Aug 30, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 5, 2015
 
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