Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Weather outlook is excellent for Memorial Day

Sunny skies and dry heat are expected this morning and afternoon for what forecasters predict will be a beautiful Memorial Day around Tampa Bay.

Temperatures in the mid to low 80s will persist along the shore with comfortably low humidity levels, said Josh Linker, a meteorologist for Bay News 9. He said some areas might benefit from a sea breeze as well.

Business managers near the beaches expect to be busy with the pleasant weather — some have prepared for holiday crowds numbering in the thousands.

"The weather's actually going to be great to be outdoors," Linker said. "Just be sure that if you're going to be outdoors for an extended period of time to drink some extra water and bring some sunscreen."

Weather outlook is excellent for Memorial Day 05/27/13 [Last modified: Monday, May 27, 2013 5:34pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Apollo Beach woman dies while scalloping in Crystal River


    An Apollo Beach woman died on Monday while scalloping with her husband in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Crystal River, according to the Citrus County Sheriff's Office.

  2. Editorial: Trump's vague, shifting strategy for Afghanistan


    President Donald Trump's strategy on Afghanistan makes two things abundantly clear: He has no better idea than Barack Obama how to break a political stalemate between the Afghan government and the insurgents, and he intends to turn over the losing military campaign to the ex-generals who have chewed on this for years …

    President Trump failed to make a convincing case for deepening America’s involvement in Afghanistan.
  3. Three students arrested over BB gun at Brandon middle school


    BRANDON — McClane Middle School was put on lockdown Tuesday after the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office received social media reports of a gun on campus, the agency said.

    McLane Middle School in Brandon. [EVE EDELHEIT   |   Times]
  4. Bill Nelson: Confederate statues belong in museum


    A day after saying decisions on Confederate monuments should be left to "communities," Sen. Bill Nelson changed his stance:

  5. Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions


    ST. LOUIS — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens halted Tuesday's scheduled execution of condemned killer Marcellus Williams after DNA raised questions about his guilt.

    This February 2014 photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Marcellus Williams. [Missouri Department of Corrections via AP]