Scientific Forecaster Discussion
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Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin Florida
741 PM EDT Mon Oct 15 2018
For the evening update...
a strong subtropical u/L Ridge will persist over west
central and southwest Florida for the next several days.
Strong subsidence will remain over the region with
temperatures running well above climatic normals. Surface
high pressure over the western Atlantic with a ridge axis
extending north of Florida will continue to produce east to
southeast boundary layer flow across the forecast area.
Isolated showers across the forecast area this evening will
dissipate a few hours after sunset with skies becoming
mostly clear after midnight. Patchy late night/early morning
ground fog will develop away from the coast. Fog will lift
by mid morning on Tuesday with another hot humid day on tap
with highs in the upper 80s near the coast to the lower 90s
inland...with a few interior locations and portions of
southwest Florida approaching the mid 90s.