Tampa, FL

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79 °F


  • Feels Like: 79 °F
  • Humidity: 83%
  • Wind: Calm
  • Sunrise 7:06 AM
  • Sunset: 7:54 PM
  • Barometer: 30.03 in


Chance of a Thunderstorm
Chance of T-storms



This week

  • Sunday
  • Hi 88° Lo 76°
  • Thunderstorm
  • Monday
  • Hi 87° Lo 76°
  • Thunderstorm
  • Tuesday
  • Hi 89° Lo 77°
  • Thunderstorm
  • Wednesday
  • Hi 90° Lo 77°
  • Thunderstorm



Sun & moon

  • Sunrise: 7:06 AM
  • Moon Rise: 7:53 PM
  • Sunset: 7:54 PM
  • Moon Set: 6:50 AM

Aug. 29

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As of 2:00 PM EDT on January 29, 2015
  • Saturday... Thunderstorms with locally heavy downpours. High 91F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 80%. 1 to 2 inches of rain expected.
  • Saturday Night... Thunderstorms during the evening will give way to mostly cloudy skies after midnight. Low 76F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%.
  • Sunday... Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then mainly cloudy during the afternoon with thunderstorms likely. High 89F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
  • Sunday Night... Scattered thunderstorms during the evening, then cloudy skies overnight. Low 76F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
  • Monday... Thunderstorms likely. High 87F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%.

Daily summary

Almanac | Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
August 29, 2015
Normal high:77° Record high:86° (2011)
Normal low:59° Record low:32° (1914)
Complete weather almanac

Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

  • Statement as of 4:04 PM EDT on August 29, 2015

    The National Weather Service in Ruskin has issued a

    * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
    northern Hillsborough County in west central Florida...
    south central Pasco County in west central Florida...

    * until 600 PM EDT

    * at 403 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
    thunderstorms. This will cause Urban and Small Stream flooding in
    the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain has already fallen
    over potions of the advisory area. An additional 1 to 3 inches is
    possible through 6 PM.

    * Some locations that will experience flooding include...
    Tampa... Temple Terrace... Lutz... Brandon... Tampa International
    Airport... Egypt Lake-leto... University... Land O Lakes... greater
    Northdale... Palm River-Clair mel... town 'n' country... macdill Air
    Force base... Citrus Park... Wesley Chapel south... East Lake-Orient
    Park... Land O' Lakes... Pebble Creek... Keystone... Lake magdalene and
    greater Carrollwood.

    Precautionary/preparedness actions...

    Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into
    areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are usually
    deeper than they appear. Just one foot of flowing water is powerful
    enough to sweep vehicles off the Road. When encountering flooded
    roads make the smart choice... turn around... dont drown.

    Lat... Lon 2836 8250 2835 8231 2794 8232 2786 8240
          2790 8241 2791 8245 2794 8246 2793 8248
          2783 8247 2783 8254 2786 8255 2788 8253
          2790 8254 2794 8253 2796 8257 2799 8262
          2807 8265 2822 8266

    345 PM EDT Sat Aug 29 2015

    ... Flood Watch in effect from Sunday morning through Monday

    The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay area - Ruskin FL has
    issued a

    * Flood Watch for portions of FL and Florida... including the
    following in FL... coastal ... Charlotte... coastal Hernando...
    coastal Hillsborough... coastal Lee... coastal Manatee... coastal
    Pasco... coastal Sarasota... inland Charlotte... inland
    Hernando... inland Hillsborough... inland Lee... inland Manatee...
       inland Pasco and inland Sarasota. In Florida... DeSoto...
    Hardee... Highlands... Pinellas and Polk.

    * From Sunday morning through Monday evening

    * deep tropical moisture over the region combined with the
    tropical moisture from the remnants of Erika currently over
    central Cuba will create a threat for very heavy rainfall across
    west central and southwest Florida through Monday. 3 to 5 inches
    of rain with locally higher amounts is possible.

    * Heavy rain may create significant flooding of streets... urban
    areas... and low lying flood prone areas. Additional river
    flooding may develop across west central Florida... and flooding
    will likely be exacerbated on rivers currently in flood.

    Precautionary/preparedness actions...

    A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible during the next
    24 to 36 hours. Residents living in flood prone areas should take
    action to protect property.

Special Statement

  • Statement as of 4:17 PM EDT on August 29, 2015

    ... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect southern Sumter... north
    central Hillsborough... Hernando... Pasco and northern Pinellas

    At 417 PM EDT... a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
    extending from near East Lake to near Wesley Chapel south to near
    Dade City... and moving northwest at 10 mph.

    Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these

    Locations impacted include...
    Spring Hill... New Port Richey... Zephyrhills... Brooksville... Dade
    City... Bushnell... Hudson... Lutz... Holiday... St. Leo... Weeki Wachee...
    Hernando County Airport... Land O Lakes... north Weeki Wachee...
    Zephyrhills north... Jasmine estates... hill 'n Dale... South
    Brooksville... Wesley Chapel south and Timber pines.

    Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may
    cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded

    Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
    Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
    shelter inside a building or vehicle.

    These storms may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio and
    TV stations... as well as local cable TV outlets... for additional
    information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

    Lat... Lon 2823 8275 2823 8276 2829 8272 2831 8274
          2837 8270 2840 8271 2854 8265 2875 8196
          2836 8196 2812 8237 2811 8265 2820 8278
    time... Mot... loc 2017z 138deg 9kt 2816 8265 2828 8239 2843 8216


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