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Temperatures to drop into 40s overnight as cold front arrives

Skies cleared by Tuesday afternoon in St. Petersburg.

KRISTEN WALBOLT | Times

Skies cleared by Tuesday afternoon in St. Petersburg.

A late-season cold front is expected to drop overnight temperatures into the 40s around the Tampa Bay region.

Areas immediately north, including Brooksville, could see temperatures dip into the upper 30s early Wednesday morning, according to Bay News 9 meteorologist Juli Marquez.

Temperatures will rise to the mid 60s during the day Wednesday before warming up again Thursday and Friday, when showers are expected to return.

Rains this week throughout the Tampa Bay area brought the average monthly rainfall totals to slightly above average for the month of March.

As of midnight Tuesday, the heaviest rains were concentrated in areas to the south. Tampa registered a half inch while St. Petersburg saw 0.84 inches of rain, Marquez said.

Even heavier totals accumulated further south, with Ruskin 0.87 inches and the Sarasota and Bradenton area registering more than an inch. Totals were less further north, with Brooksville seeing 0.07 inches.

The National Weather Service issued a high surf advisory for the area beaches from noon Tuesday to Wednesday. Beachgoers should be wary of rough waves and the presence of rip currents.

Temperatures to drop into 40s overnight as cold front arrives 03/25/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 2:53pm]
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