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Severe weather possible for large portion of central, southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Thursday afternoon through early Friday across portions of the southern and central Plains into the mid-Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys. Widespread thunderstorms are expected along and ahead of a cold front moving across these areas. The storms could produce damaging wind gusts, hail and perhaps even a couple tornadoes.
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Polk City FL

7 Day Forecast

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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

Today

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Showers

High: 90 °F

Tonight

Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Showers

Low: 71 °F

Friday

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 90 °F

Friday
Night

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

Low: 73 °F

Saturday

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 58 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 79 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 59 °F

Monday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. North northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. 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 after 2pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday Night Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light north northwest after midnight.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 5 mph.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Light east northeast wind.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
  • Tuesday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Night Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Wednesday Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 20%.