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Forecast: High pressure brings rising temperatures to Tampa Bay

High pressure has taken hold over Tampa Bay, bringing limited rain chances and warm temperatures heading into the weekend.

Lows on Thursday are starting off in the upper 60s, and highs will climb into the low 80s, according to the National Weather Service. The only hiccup will be building clouds and elevated humidity as winds shift from the southwest later in the afternoon.

Expect similar conditions on Friday and into the weekend, but with more steamy conditions as highs will approach 90 by Saturday.

The next best chance of rain is later on Sunday and into Monday with the arrival of a cold front from the north, forecasters said.

Contact Carl Lisciandrello at Follow @carlmarks Times

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