Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains
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Last Update: 749 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

25NM SW Pass-a-grille Reef FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure will build over the region tomorrow through the middle of next week with winds and seas gradually subsiding. Scattered showers and thunderstorms each day will create locally gusty winds and rough seas.

Rest Of Tonight
South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered thunderstorms.
Sunday
Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered thunderstorms until late afternoon. Numerous showers late in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
West winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.
Monday
East winds around 10 knots then becoming north around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Numerous showers in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms.
Thursday
South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 749 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019
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