Hot afternoons, reduced rain chances for Tampa Bay area
High heat and lower rain chances will be in control leading into the weekend around the Tampa Bay area. Temperatures will remain above average today, as highs reach the low- to mid-90s with high humidity, News Channel 8 meteorologist Leigh Spann said. Rain chances will be minimal today, with the possibility of a pop-up afternoon storm mainly inland. Lows will only drop into the mid- to upper-70s.Similar conditions will extend into the weekend.