Friday, November 17, 2017
Tampa Bay Weather

Dense fog delays ships, brings traffic warning

RECOMMENDED READING


Meteorologists are predicting more dense fog Sunday night and Monday morning for the Tampa Bay area.

Limited visibility could impact Monday morning traffic but will drift out quickly, said Bay News 9 meteorologist Brian McClure.

In the meantime, the Florida Highway Patrol urged drivers on Sunday night to be aware of dense fog on the Sunshine Skyway and nearby roadways.

Drivers should reduce speeds, use turn signals and low-beam headlights, and increase following distances, the patrol said.

The fog is also likely to delay at least six cruise ships, tugs and barges coming and going overnight from the Port of Tampa, said Daniel Grimes of port operations.

"We're already unofficially shut down," he said Sunday evening.

The scene will be a repeat of Saturday night and Sunday morning, when seven ships anchored in the bay had to wait until the fog lifted, he said.

Comments
Forecast: Ideal conditions across Tampa leading to weekend, but rain is on its way

Forecast: Ideal conditions across Tampa leading to weekend, but rain is on its way

The week ends with more virtually ideal weather conditions across Tampa Bay, but that changes a bit on Sunday with the arrival of a cold front that could result in a soggy Thanksgiving.10News WTSPFeels-like temperatures around the Tampa Bay area Whi...
Published: 11/17/17
Forecast: Low clouds will yield to sunny, pleasant conditions across Tampa Bay

Forecast: Low clouds will yield to sunny, pleasant conditions across Tampa Bay

A cloudy morning will lead to another cool, sunny day as a string of pleasant, comfortable days will remain intact across Tampa Bay.Temperatures are starting off in the upper 50s to low 60s. Once the low clouds burn off as the day progresses, dry air...
Published: 11/16/17
Forecast: Sunny, breezy and refreshing conditions prevail across Tampa Bay

Forecast: Sunny, breezy and refreshing conditions prevail across Tampa Bay

Wednesday is setting up as another sunny, pleasant and breezy day across Tampa Bay.10News WTSPFeels-like temperatures around the Tampa Bay area Residents are waking up to temperatures anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees cooler than Tuesday, with lows in t...
Published: 11/15/17
Forecast: Cool breezes drive pleasant conditions across Tampa Bay

Forecast: Cool breezes drive pleasant conditions across Tampa Bay

Cooler air, filtering from the north along with breezy winds, will create more of a fall feel across the Tampa Bay region.10News WTSPFeels-like temperatures around the Tampa Bay area St. Petersburg is experiencing sustained winds of 17 mph, and some...
Published: 11/14/17
Forecast: Skies clear, setting stage for a sunny and pleasant week across Tampa Bay

Forecast: Skies clear, setting stage for a sunny and pleasant week across Tampa Bay

After a relatively cloudy weekend, skies will clear across the Tampa Bay region on Monday, setting the stage for a sunny, pleasant and warm week.10News WTSPFeels-like temperatures around the Tampa Bay area Residents are waking up to temperatures in ...
Published: 11/13/17
Forecast: Scattered rain in Tampa Bay on Sunday

Forecast: Scattered rain in Tampa Bay on Sunday

ST. PETERSBURG — Rain showers will affect a warm Sunday in the Tampa Bay area, but the rest of the week will be sunny and moderate, forecasters predict. 10News WTSPThe latest Tampa Bay-area radar 10News WTS...
Published: 11/12/17
As Irma flooded Alafia homes, Swiftmud sent more water their way

As Irma flooded Alafia homes, Swiftmud sent more water their way

LITHIA — Having lived along the Alafia River all his life, Mike Cribbs has seen plenty of floods.But the near record-level surge of water that inundated his home in the wake of Hurricane Irma just didn’t make sense to him.Lithia received only about 6...
Published: 11/10/17
Updated: 11/11/17

Forecast: Cold front only brings slight heat relief for Tampa Bay area

A weak cold front that is pushing through the Tampa Bay area won’t have a significant impact on our weekend weather, but another front could bring more fall-like conditions next week.10News WTSPFeels-like temperatures around the Tampa Bay area The f...
Published: 11/10/17
What does La Niña mean for Florida? Another warm, dry winter.

What does La Niña mean for Florida? Another warm, dry winter.

ST. PETERSBURG — Florida has had six warmer than normal winters in a row, and in all likelihood, it’s about to get its seventh.That’s because La Niña conditions have developed, the National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center announced Thursd...
Published: 11/09/17
Updated: 11/10/17
Forecast: Clouds build ahead of cold front that will have little impact on Tampa Bay

Forecast: Clouds build ahead of cold front that will have little impact on Tampa Bay

Clouds will build across the Tampa Bay area ahead of a cold front that will lose its punch on Thursday before making a significant impact on the region.The front, sinking in from the north, could produce a slight sprinkle on Thursday afternoon, but w...
Published: 11/09/17