Severe weather impacts Tampa Bay area Wednesday

Posted at 7:35 AM, May 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-24 15:08:13-04

Heavy rain, strong winds and localized flooding will affect much of the Tampa Bay area on Wednesday. 

Strong winds will impact the first half of the day and heavy rain will impact the evening commute.

Today's Forecast: Windy with PM storms


Interactive Radar: Track storms here

2:50PM: Hillsborough & Manatee counties are under a severe thunderstorm warning until 3:30 p.m. 

1:36PM: As of 1:36 p.m. the Sunshine Skyway bridge is closed due to high winds. Please use an alternate route. 

11:48AM: A Tornado Watch has been issued for Citrus, Pasco, Hernando, Levy and Sumter Counties on Wednesday.