Showers -- and possibly a thunderstorm -- are likely today in the Bradenton area, according to the National Weather Service.
Skies were expected to remain mostly cloudy, with a high near 84 and southerly winds of between 6 and 10 mph. The chance of rain was 60 percent.
Tonight, scattered showers and thunderstorms and a low of 73 were expected. The chance of rain was 50 percent.
On Tuesday, forecasters were calling for isolated showers and thunderstorms, The chance of rain was 20 percent.
Thunderstorms today could include ground lightning and heavy downpours. There was also a "moderate risk" of rip currents along beaches south of Tampa Bay, according to the Weather Service.
A small craft advisory was in effect until 10 a.m. EDT, with sustained winds of up to 20 knots through mid-morning and elevated seas of 5 to 7 feet. Winds on the Gulf of Mexico were expected to diminish to about 15 knots by this afternoon.
Minor flooding was expected to continue along the Manatee, Little Manatee and Peace rivers, according to the Weather Service.