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Arriving cold front will bring rain, lower temperatures

Morning fog shrouds north- and southbound traffic Wednesday morning on U.S. 19 in Clearwater near the State Road 580 overpass. This view is looking northbound.

SCOTT KEELER | Times

Morning fog shrouds north- and southbound traffic Wednesday morning on U.S. 19 in Clearwater near the State Road 580 overpass. This view is looking northbound.

The weather is about to change again.

Early morning fog that imperiled the morning commute in many areas will burn off later in the morning.

A line of thunderstorms is expected to move through the Tampa Bay area by late afternoon until about 9 p.m.

Some of the storms could be severe, possibly with damaging winds, said Bay News 9 meteorologist Juli Marquez.

Behind the rain will be cooler, drier air.

"Thursday morning will be colder and windy, definitely jacket weather,'' said Marquez.

Daytime highs Thursday will be in the low to mid 60s, with slightly warmer temperatures on Friday.

The weekend should return to season norms, with highs during the day in the low 70s and overnight lows in the 50s.

Arriving cold front will bring rain, lower temperatures 02/12/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 11:55am]
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