Weather forecast: Partly cloudy overnight, dry Saturday

By Diane Kacmarik, Spectrum Bay News 9 Meteorologist
Last Updated: Friday, October 20, 2017, 10:38 PM EDT

Here's your Tampa area weather forecast for late Friday through the weekend and into next week.

  • Warm afternoons
  • Rain moves in Sunday
  • Big change Tuesday

The evening will be breezy, especially near Tampa Bay.

It will be partly cloudy overnight, with low temperatures in the upper 60s north to low 70s in Tampa Bay.

Saturday will be partly sunny and warm with highs in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees. There will be a few showers on the east coast trying to move west.

Polk County has a chance of an isolated shower but most of Tampa Bay will stay dry. It will be breezy.

Moisture returns on Sunday. There will be some scattered showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

The chance of rain is 40 to 50 percent on Sunday. Highs will be in the upper 80s.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected Monday and Tuesday ahead of a strong cold front. It will get more humid on Monday as winds switch to south.

That rain will end early. The cooler and drier air then rushes in Tuesday night and into Wednesday.

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