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Weather alert: Isaac leaves behind showers, potentially dangerous beach conditions for Bradenton

As Tropical Storm Isaac poses a threat elsewhere. chances remain high that Bradenton will continue to see rains on Tuesday.

The National Weather Service said Tuesday should be hot and muggy in the area, with a forecast high of 88 and heat index values making it feel more like 97. Skies should be partly sunny, but there is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, starting after 8 a.m.

Tuesday night, the chance of rain drops to 40 percent. The forecast low is 78.

Isaac may no longer be a threat to Bradenton and the rest of Tampa Bay, it has left behind some conditions that could still cause problems along local waterways.

Because of an expected storm surge of one to three feet, a coastal flood advisory remains in effect until 4 p.m. for from Bonita Beach to Tarpon Springs. Also, a high surf advisory remains in effect until 4 p.m., with some waves reaching heights of 4 to 7 feet.

The surge and high waves could create potentially dangerous rip currents, according to the Weather Service.

Some minor beach erosion is also possible.

River flood warnings remain in effect on the Little Manatee River at Wimauma; the Manatee River near Myakka Head; and the Myakka River at Myakka River State Park.

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