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Tampa-area forecast: Several chilly, windy days ahead

Tampa-area forecast: Several chilly, windy days ahead

It will be windy and chilly this morning in the Tampa area to start a string of days with below-normal temperatures.
Published: 02/05/16
Tampa-area forecast: Rain today ahead of cooler temperatures

Tampa-area forecast: Rain today ahead of cooler temperatures

Have an umbrella handy if you plan of being outside today as a batch of showers and storms ahead of front is moving toward the Tampa area. Then prepare for a shot of cold Friday, the National Weather Service says.
Published: 02/04/16
Another muggy, warm winter day in Tampa area; rain expected Thursday

Another muggy, warm winter day in Tampa area; rain expected Thursday

Temperatures in the Tampa area are running above normal again today as a southerly flow keeps a warm, humid air mass over Florida, forecasters say.
Published: 02/03/16
El Niņo produces one of the wettest Januaries on record in Tampa area

El Niņo produces one of the wettest Januaries on record in Tampa area

According to the National Weather Service in Ruskin, January brought 6.18 inches of rain to Tampa, nearly three times the normal, 2.23 inches. Last month was the sixth wettest January on record. The wettest came in 1948 when 8.02 inches fell on Tampa.
Published: 02/02/16
Updated: 02/03/16
Tornado hits Mississippi, snow in Plains and Upper Midwest

Tornado hits Mississippi, snow in Plains and Upper Midwest

JACKSON, Miss. – A tornado touched down in eastern Mississippi as thunderstorms swept through the area today, while a powerful snowstorm buried parts of Colorado and Nebraska in more than a foot of snow before crawling into the Upper Midwest.
Published: 02/02/16
No shadow: Pennsylvania groundhog ‘predicts’ early spring

No shadow: Pennsylvania groundhog ‘predicts’ early spring

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. – The handlers of Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tuesday, meaning he “predicted” an early spring.
Published: 02/02/16
Dense fog blanketing Tampa area at least through mid-morning

Dense fog blanketing Tampa area at least through mid-morning

Areas of dense fog have formed over the Tampa Bay area this morning, reducing visibility to a quarter-mile or less, the National Weather Service says.
Published: 02/02/16
Tampa-area forecast: Quite warm, humid to start workweek

Tampa-area forecast: Quite warm, humid to start workweek

It will be quite warm to start off the workweek in the Tampa area, with high temperatures jumping to near 80 degrees today.
Published: 02/01/16
Forecast: Warmer days ahead for Tampa Bay area

Forecast: Warmer days ahead for Tampa Bay area

More warm winter weather and sunny days are on the way for the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 01/31/16
Rain’s gone; Gasparilla weather should be fabulous after brief cool-down

Rain’s gone; Gasparilla weather should be fabulous after brief cool-down

Going to Gasparilla? The weather should be fabulous. Not going. Ditto, of course.
Published: 01/29/16