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Friday, Apr 29, 2016

Filtered sunshine, afternoon storms for Tampa area

The Tampa Bay region should expect another summertime day: Warm start, hot day, and the chance of strong afternoon thunderstorms.

Highs today will be near 90 under a thin layer of clouds and filtered sunshine, with storms building around 2 p.m. along the I-75 corridor, News Channel 8 meteorologist Leigh Spann said.

Lows will be in the low-70s.

Rain chances increase to 50 percent on Thursday and Friday, with continued humidity heading into the weekend.