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Rain chances increase over Memorial Day weekend

A mostly dry and hot end of the week across Tampa Bay should give way to a wetter holiday weekend with Memorial Day seeing the greatest chance of rain.

Thursday should be mostly sunny with temperatures lurking around 90 degrees, according to Bay News 9. There is at least a 30 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms Thursday afternoon and night.

Friday should be similar with a 30 percent chance of rain and highs hovering in the 90s.

Saturday and Sunday should see highs in the upper 80s and 90s.

Rain chances will increase by Sunday to 40 percent as a large area of low pressure from the south moves to the north. Memorial Day has a 50 percent chance of rain and highs in the upper 80s.

Michael Finch II can be reached at (727) 893-8321 or

Rain chances increase over Memorial Day weekend 05/24/12 [Last modified: Thursday, May 24, 2012 1:10pm]
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