The Dove Tampa Bay Forecast from 10 Tampa Bay Weather has been back and forth over the last few days when it comes to how much rain we’ll get and when the best chances will be. For today, St Patrick’s Day, it will be warm and windy with a high around 82. The cold front starts moving in and bring a 80% chance of rain for Saturday, and 40% for Sunday. Keep the Dove app handy so you can check on changing conditions and weather alerts, and if you haven’t downloaded it yet, here’s how to do that.
With the strong chance for windy, rainy conditions on Saturday, the Tampa Downtown Partnership and City of Tampa moved the River O’ Green Fest from Saturday to today, St Patrick’s Day. Events will kick off at 4 pm with the annual dyeing of the Hillsborough River green and will last until 10 pm.
Time Magazine shows the city of Tampa some respect, naming it as one of the one of the World’s Greatest Places in 2023. They cited the Tampa Riverwalk as one of the city’s big attractions. For the rest of the list and where some of your favorite destinations may had landed, here’s the list.
Imagine Clearwater will throw a big bash for the grand opening of the area’s newest venue. The week-long celebration will cost over $480,000 and will include a fireworks display for July 4th. The amphitheater has been named “The Sound” with Ruth Eckerd Hall handling operations of the 5,000 seat arena.
The Pinellas County Transit Authority (PSTA) continues to offer a free shuttle bus to and from Clearwater Beach. The buses will be available seven days a week from various locations. The PSTA Shuttle and Jolley Trolley are also included, with more information on which lots to catch the ride from. This runs through April 30th to help alleviate some of the spring break congestion.
Red tide has shown up in Bay area counties from Sarasota to Pasco, with levels varying from county to county. The next report from the FWC will be this Friday. For the latest on the spread of red tide, that can cause breathing problems and irritation for anyone with respiratory issues, check the FWC site for daily sampling reports.
Red tide isn’t the only issue out in the Gulf. A huge mass of Sargassum seaweed is heading toward Florida, and the impact could be felt in the Florida Keys soon. For more on the movement of the seaweed and how it impacts both sea life and us, please check here with the latest from Grant Gilmore and 10 Tampa Bay Weather.
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