Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region.
Read More...

Last Update: 905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

View Nearby Observations

For More Weather Information:

Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

8NM W Passage Key Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Western Atlantic high pressure stretches across Florida and out over the Gulf of Mexico through the weekend with an axis meandering across central Florida that then drops down over south Florida during early next. The pressure gradient remains relaxed with the main concern being locally higher winds and seas near showers and thunderstorms.

Rest Of Tonight
Winds becoming east around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Saturday
Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday Night
West winds around 10 knots becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Sunday
Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming southeast around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
Monday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. scattered thunderstorms.
Monday Night
West winds around 5 knots becoming southeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Tuesday Night
West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
Wednesday
South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
  Click Map For Detailed Forecast

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Last Update: 905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018
  Forecast Discussion
   

RADAR & SATELLITE IMAGES

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data