A beautiful day is in store for the Tampa Bay area today, and you need to get outside because rain is coming by midweek.
Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 81 and tonight will be clear with a low of 57.
More sun is coming for Monday, with a high near 79 and light and variable wind becoming southwest 9 to 14 mph in the morning. A nice Monday night will have a low of 55.
A 20 percent to 30 percent chance of rain after 1 p.m. moves in for Tuesday and Wednesday, and skies will be partly cloudy with a high of 79. The clouds remain for Tuesday and Wednesday nights and there will be a low of 55.
Thursday rain is likely with a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. There will be a high of 75. The rain lingers for Thursday night with a 50 percent chance of more showers and thunderstorms with a low of 52.
The rain tapers off Friday with only a 20 percent chance and a high of 68. The low will be 52.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.