Dense fog and limited visibility affected traffic in portions of the Tampa Bay region Tuesday.
A dense fog advisory remained in effect for portions of Hillsborough, Polk and Pasco Counties through 10 a.m.
Bay News 9 traffic reporter Chuck Henson said the Florida Highway Patrol warned of foggy spots near Interstate 4 and Interstate 75 and in Polk County along State Route 33. But Henson said the foggy areas were constantly shifting, and likely covered a wider swath than those specific spots.
"What I see on camera is essentially fog from I-4 and I-75 in Hillsborough County all the way through Lakeland," Henson said just before 7 a.m.
The fog was just the typical sort caused by warm, humid weather, Bay News 9 meteorologist Julie Marquez said, as dew points and temperatures in the low 70s combined to increase moisture in the air. Marquez said visibility was limited to a mile or less in some areas.
The fog was expected to give way to partly sunny skies with a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon, Marquez said. A cold front set to move through the area Wednesday evening was forecast to bring cooler temperatures, sunnier skies and drier air.