Heavy rains pounded coastal areas early Wednesday, causing traffic delays and minor flooding.
Scattered thundershowers with some heavy rains are expected through the day because of a stalled front northwest of the Tampa Bay area, according to Bay News 9 meteorologist Juli Marquez.
Forecasters expect about a 60 percent chance of rain throughout the area.
Temperatures are expected to climb in the mid to high 80s.
Rain chances for Thursday are listed at 50 percent.