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Flights delayed at Tampa International Airport due to storms

Flights delayed at Tampa International Airport due to storms

TAMPA — Today’s storms are causing delays at Tampa International Airport."Weather across the state is causing delays in and out of Tampa International Airport," the airport tweeted this afternoon. Early in the afternoon, the airport said the Federal ...
Updated one month ago
Hail the size of baseballs? Should Tampa Bay be worried?

Hail the size of baseballs? Should Tampa Bay be worried?

On Monday night in parts of Alabama and Georgia, ice the size of baseballs fell from the sky. They damaged roofs and vehicles, and peppered pedestrians.Hail is a nasty bit of weather that is tucked under a thunderstorm and partners with isolated torn...
Updated one month ago
Needs go unmet 6 months after Maria hit Puerto Rico

Needs go unmet 6 months after Maria hit Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Generators are still humming. Candles are still flickering. Homes are still being repaired. Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria exactly six months ago, and the U.S. territory is still struggling to recover from the stronges...
Updated one month ago
Severe storms spawn tennis ball-size hail, tornadoes across Southeast

Severe storms spawn tennis ball-size hail, tornadoes across Southeast

ATLANTA — Severe storms that spawned tornadoes damaged homes and downed trees as they moved across the Southeast on Monday night. Forecasters warned that the storms could threaten more than 29 million people, raising the risk of powerful tornadoes, d...
Updated one month ago
Spring surprise: Thundershowers roll in Tuesday — and maybe hail

Spring surprise: Thundershowers roll in Tuesday — and maybe hail

The end of winter meets the start of spring on Tuesday as low temperatures and thunderstorms are forecast to roll into the Tampa Bay area on Tuesday — and maybe even hail.There’s a cold front moving east from the Gulf of Mexico. Once it reaches the c...
Updated one month ago
Forecast: Severe thunderstorms could drench Tampa Bay on Tuesday

Forecast: Severe thunderstorms could drench Tampa Bay on Tuesday

A strong cold front that is moving south may push scattered showers over Tampa Bay late Monday. These showers could turn into severe thunderstorms by Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service warns.These storms could bring damaging wind gusts,...
Updated one month ago
Forecast: Low humidity means chilly morning for Tampa Bay, but warmth on its way

Forecast: Low humidity means chilly morning for Tampa Bay, but warmth on its way

Generally speaking, low humidity is something folks across the Tampa Bay area normally embrace, especially during the sweltering summer months.When there’s a cold front in place, however, it helps to reinforce those chilly temperatures.Residents are ...
Updated one month ago

Forecast: Another cool, dry day for Tampa Bay, but warmer weekend ahead

This week’s unseasonable cold spell is finally coming to an end.Temperatures will be a few degrees higher than Wednesday with light winds and clear skies, according to the National Weather Service. Expect a high of 69 by the afternoon but after the ...
Updated one month ago
Cleanup, power restoration begin after 3rd nor’easter

Cleanup, power restoration begin after 3rd nor’easter

BOSTON — Storm cleanup and the restoration of power to the tens of thousands of residents and businesses without electricity were the focus Wednesday, a day after a fierce nor’easter lashed the Northeast with hurricane-force winds and heavy snow. Wit...
Updated one month ago
From the archives: ‘No-name storm’ blasted Tampa Bay 25 years ago

From the archives: ‘No-name storm’ blasted Tampa Bay 25 years ago

EDITOR’S NOTE: The no-name storm came barreling out of the Gulf of Mexico, battering Florida with high winds and rising waters. But there was little time to regroup: With winds knocking down power lines, hundreds of thousands of people were left with...
Updated one month ago