Quiet and dry weather will continue into Saturday morning with mostly clear skies and mild temps. A much drier airmass with dewpoints in the 50's in the wake of a cool front will advect into the region for the upcoming holiday weekend.
It is hot this afternoon with temperatures in the 90s. Look for several days of dry skies. An isolated shower is possible from Arcadia to Sebring after 2 pm.
A cool front moves by this evening and will drop overnight temps into the 60s Saturday night. It brings in dry air and a east breeze Saturday.
Pleasant weather can be expected through Memorial Day with highs in the upper 80s Monday and less breeze.
Isolated showers return Wednesday.
Several factors will hold back rain today resulting in drier weather today. Moisture has decreased and the air is more stable and these factors will reduce any rain chances over St. Pete and Tampa.
An isolated storm may develop along Highway 27 this after 3 pm but rain chances are only 20%. The humidity will be sticky until a weak front moves by Friday evening. This makes for more comfortable levels over the weekend and dry weather lasts through Memorial Day.
Slow moving inland storms are dumping heavy rain this afternoon and localized flooding is possible. Some of the heaviest rain has been over Haines City today and along I-75. Much of the rain will move back to the beach through sunset.
Some storms have been severe due to hail. There is not much push to the cells and it may be an hours worth of rain if you are caught by a downpour.
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