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Thursday, Oct 08, 2015
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Winter arrives with warm, sunny day for Tampa Bay area

TBO.com staff

The first day of winter could not be much better in the Tampa Bay area on Saturday, with a forecast of clear skies and a high of 86. Some locations might see record highs.

Sunday will copy of Saturday, with a daytime high in the mid-80s and a low at night in the mid-60s. Both days will have a light wind out of the southeast.

A 20 percent chance of rain in the afternoon arrives for Monday, but otherwise it will be sunny again with a high near 80 and then a 40 percent chance of rain in the evening. A chill moves in for Monday night with a low of 48.

The possibility of rain remains for Tuesday morning, and then the skies will be cloudy a high of 74. There also will be a north to northeast wind around 18 mph.

Christmas Day will be sunny with a high near 75, and Christmas night will be nice with some clouds and a low of 55.

A 40 percent chance of rain is back on Thursday, which will be mostly cloudy with a high near 76.

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