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National Weather Service: Special Statement

Current conditions | Hour by hour

81 °F

Mostly Cloudy

  • Feels Like: 85 °F
  • Humidity: 74%
  • Wind: 8 mph South
Mostly Cloudy
  • Sunrise 7:01 AM
  • Sunset: 7:56 PM
  • Barometer: 30.01 in

Evening

Chance of a Thunderstorm
72°
Chance of T-storms

Morning

Chance of Rain
75°
Chance of Rain

This week

Rain Showers
  • Saturday
  • Hi 77° Lo 61°
  • Rain Showers
Partly Cloudy
  • Sunday
  • Hi 79° Lo 64°
  • Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Monday
  • Hi 81° Lo 66°
  • Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Tuesday
  • Hi 79° Lo 64°
  • Partly Cloudy


Guides

Tides

Sun & moon

  • Sunrise: 7:01 AM
  • Moon Rise: 11:29 PM
  • Sunset: 7:56 PM
  • Moon Set: 9:33 AM

Apr. 18

Apr. 22

Apr. 29

May. 06

As of 11:00 AM EDT on April 18, 2014
  • Friday... Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers, then a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 84F. Breezy. Winds from the East at 10 to 20 mph shifting to the SSE in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.
  • Friday Night... Mostly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers, then a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 66F. Breezy. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible.
  • Saturday... Partly cloudy with a chance of rain, then rain showers in the afternoon. High of 77F. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
  • Saturday Night... Partly cloudy. Low of 61F. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph.
  • Sunday... Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 79F. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph.

Daily summary


Almanac | Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
April 18, 2014
Normal high:81° Record high:89° (1945)
Normal low:63° Record low:47° (1905)
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Special Statement

  • Statement as of 2:04 PM EDT on April 18, 2014


    ... A significant weather advisory has been issued for Hillsborough...
    northern Manatee... northwestern Sarasota... Pinellas and western Pasco
    counties for a line of strong thunderstorms with valid until 300 PM
    EDT...

    At 203 PM EDT... National Weather Service meteorologists detected a
    line of strong thunderstorms located along a line extending from
    Honeymoon Island to Longboat Key... or along a line extending from 6
    miles west of Dunedin to Sarasota... moving northeast at 30 mph will
    affect Longboat Key... Belleair Beach... Indian Rocks Beach and Indian
    Shores.

    This includes Interstate 75 between exits 217 and 285.

    This includes Interstate 4 between exits 1 and 17.

    This includes Interstate 275 between exits 2 and 53.

    Gusty winds of 45 to 55 mph can be expected which can cause unsecured
    objects to blow around... snap tree limbs and cause power outages.
    Torrential rains will reduce visibility to near zero and will cause
    ponding of water on roadways.



    A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 800 PM EDT Friday
    evening for southwestern Florida.

    Lat... Lon 2822 8285 2817 8283 2839 8271 2843 8231
          2755 8205 2730 8258 2754 8275 2788 8241
          2795 8256 2801 8264 2781 8257 2763 8267
          2769 8269 2757 8276 2821 8286
    time... Mot... loc 1803z 242deg 27kt 2807 8287 2739 8260




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