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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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2 Miles NNW Lakeland Highlands FL

7 Day Forecast

Tampa Bay, FL

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Overnight

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Scattered
Showers

Low: 67 °F

Friday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

High: 83 °F

Friday
Night

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

Low: 65 °F

Saturday

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Scattered
Showers

High: 78 °F

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 63 °F

Sunday

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 79 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 62 °F

Monday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 80 °F

Monday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 67. East northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. 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 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 83. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Friday Night Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
  • Saturday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. West wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 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 63. North northwest wind 11 to 16 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Sunday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. North northwest wind around 7 mph.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 6 to 10 mph.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind around 6 mph.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Light north northeast wind.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 87.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Polk County, FL