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Heavy rain likely for portions of the Southeast on Friday

An area of low pressure in the northern Gulf of Mexico will bring several inches of rain to portions of the Southeast on Friday. Rain will be moderate to occasionally heavy at times and will make travel conditions difficult. Hardest hit areas are expected to be southern Alabama, southern Georgia and northern Florida where rainfall totals will range from 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts.
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7-Day Forecast for Latitude 28.26°N and Longitude 82.71°W (Elev. 20 ft) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: New Port Richey FL
Issued by: National Weather Service Tampa Bay, FL
Last Update: 8:34 pm EDT Apr 17, 2014




  • Overnight Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 68. East northeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 80. East northeast wind 13 to 17 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Friday Night Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 14 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Saturday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 10 mph.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 76. North northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
  • Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 78.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 83.


Point Forecast: New Port Richey FL
 28.26°N 82.71°W (Elev. 20 ft)

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