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Friday, Jul 31, 2015

10 Day Forecast

Forecast: Rainy weather sticking around for foreseeable future

Forecast: Rainy weather sticking around for foreseeable future

Sorry, fans of sunshine: National Weather Service forecasters say the weather pattern that is bringing frequent, sometimes heavy showers to the area will stay in place at least through the next week.
Updated: 10 hours ago

2 women struck by lightning in Orlando; 1 in serious condition

ORLANDO — Rescue officials in Orlando say two women are recovering from lightning strikes.
Published: 07/30/15
More rain, extended flood watch in Tampa-area forecast

More rain, extended flood watch in Tampa-area forecast

Forecasters don’t expect much of a break today in the recent saturating precipitation that has dropped in the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 07/30/15
Forecast: No relief from rain in sight

Forecast: No relief from rain in sight

Looking for relief from the rainy season? Forecasters aren’t very encouraging, as storms remain likely on Thursday and beyond.
Published: 07/29/15
Tampa-area forecast: Flood watch still in effect

Tampa-area forecast: Flood watch still in effect

Comparatively lower rain chances are in the forecast today after a weeklong drenching that saturated the ground and led to dangerous flooding in parts of the Tampa Bay area. ...
Published: 07/29/15
Tampa region's saturated soil strains to drain away heavy rains

Tampa region's saturated soil strains to drain away heavy rains

Most of the rain in the region is captured by the soil, a mix of sand and limestone, porous enough to handle the drainage of sporadic daily thunderstorms. But when the soil gets soaked from several days of heavy rain, that kind of drainage comes to a standstill, and water flows to low areas where it stays until evaporation takes its toll.
Published: 07/28/15
Updated: 07/29/15
Pasco remains on flood alert as relentless rain continues

Pasco remains on flood alert as relentless rain continues

Residents of flood-drenched Pasco County continue to stay away after evacuating following this week’s relentless rains, which don’t appear to be letting up any time soon.
Published: 07/28/15
In Pasco, wading and waiting in hopes Anclote flooding recedes

In Pasco, wading and waiting in hopes Anclote flooding recedes

ELFERS — Lesha Prater drew a deep breath Monday morning as she stepped into water that the Anclote River couldn’t contain, flowing as it was down Elfers Parkway.
Published: 07/27/15
Updated: 07/28/15
Rainy days, slightly cooler temps continue

Rainy days, slightly cooler temps continue

There’s something positive to say about all this rain: it’s cooled the Tampa Bay area off a bit.
Published: 07/26/15
Bulk of storms pushes south of Tampa, but flooding still a concern

Bulk of storms pushes south of Tampa, but flooding still a concern

The bulk of storms that “trained” across the Tampa Bay area the past few days has pushed south after dropping inches and inches of rain that caused major flooding problems, especially in west Pasco County.
Published: 07/25/15