Monday, July 23, 2012
Heavy thunderstorm activity is likely today.
Carrollwood and Northdale residents hoping for a break from thunderstorms aren’t going to get it – at least not in the early part of the week. According to the National Weather Service, there’s a 70 percent chance of storms today, some of which are likely to be rather heavy. A tropical wave sitting over Florida is to blame for the high chance of storms. While not all areas will see especially heavy storms, the weather service does warn the wave could produce “strong, gusty winds, locally heavy rainfall and deadly cloud-to-ground lightning.” At this point, the weather service is expecting the worst of today's thunderstorms to move through the area in the afternoon and early evening hours. Today’s high will be in the upper 80s with a low in …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Summer has officially started, and showers are in our forecast for the rest of the week.
Now that summer is officially here, it looks like we could be in for a wet few days in Carrollwood-Northdale. The National Weather Service is calling for a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday evening, with more rain to follow later this week. Showers are also likely Thursday, when the chance of rain increases to 60 percent and thunderstorms are possible throughout the day. More storms are in the forecast for Friday and the weekend, as high temperatures are expected to hover around the high 80s and low 90s. For a detailed look at Carrollwood weather, visit the National Weather Service online.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Chances for daily storms remain high through Sunday.
Have plans for outdoor fun this week? You may want to consider a new plan. The National Weather Service is calling for rain throughout much of this week. Rain chances are at 50 percent today with a likelihood of thunderstorms and gusty winds. Those chances increase going into Thursday when they rise to about 70 percent. Rainfall up to a half-inch is expected both days. “Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible today (Wednesday) and tonight as a frontal boundary settles into northern Florida and upper energy moves over the area,” a hazardous weather outlook report states. “Strong gusty winds ... deadly lightning and brief heavy rains will be possible with the stronger storms.” The news is much the same for Friday and Saturday, …