Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Tampa, Tampa International Airport (KTPA)

Lat: 27.96°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 26ft.

Partly Cloudy

26°C

78°F

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1016.6 mb (30.02 in)
Dewpoint 23°C (74°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 24 Jul 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Tampa FL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 36. Southeast wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 37. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. South southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Southeast wind 10 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 5 to 13 km/h becoming east northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 25 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. East southeast wind around 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 26 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. East wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 36. Southeast wind 5 to 11 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 37. East southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. South southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Southeast wind 10 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 5 to 13 km/h becoming east northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. East southeast wind around 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. East wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Saturday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Tampa FL
 27.96°N 82.48°W (Elev. 7 m)
5:39 am EDT Jul 24, 2016
6am EDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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