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Best Places For Rain Gear In Tampa Bay

October 4, 2012 6:00 AM

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Tampa Bay is known for its beautiful sunshine and warm weather throughout the entire year, but there is a small time when we get rain. Getting caught in the rain is never fun, especially when it comes so suddenly like it does in this area. Though this time known as the “rainy season” only lasts a few short weeks, it’s good to be prepared and still look stylish while doing so.

Go2 Outfitters
24038 State Road 54
Lutz, FL 33559
(813) 949-9600
www.go2outfitters.com
Tampa Bay’s Go2 Outfitters lives up to its name by supplying everything you need for an outdoor adventure. For just $5, customers can purchase All-Weather Notebooks, a waterproof-style notebook great for police, firefighters, EMTs and even reporters who may get caught in a storm. Besides notebooks, Go2 Outfitters also sells waterproof cases for all of your electronics to ensure none are lost in inclement weather. Check out Go2 Outfitters’ website to browse its extremely large inventory of products.
Golf Locker
6200 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 265-8999
www.golflocker.com
Seeing as golf is a popular pastime in Tampa Bay, golfers always need to be prepared for the afternoon shower. Tampa’s Golf Locker has a large inventory of name-brand golf umbrellas ranging from Adidas, Callaway, Taylor Made and Titleist. Golf Locker also has a wide selection of waterproof pants for men and women, all at discount rates. If the Tampa location doesn’t have what you are looking for, try the website that offers free shipping on most items.
Jhordan Military Gear
180 Race Track Road N.
Building E Unit 31 W.
Tampa, FL 34677
(813) 300-5606
www.jhordanmed.org
Tampa’s Jhordan Miltary Gear supplies some of the best rain gear manufactured. Heavy-duty ponchos and reflective rain suits are perfect for outside jobs. This rain gear is durable for the wet, tropical weather Tampa Bay experiences around this time of year. With a convenient location, Jhordan supplies some of the best outdoor clothing for under $100. If the store doesn’t have exactly what you are looking for, try the website for an even wider selection.
Peter Glenn
10330 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
(813) 960-2453
www.peterglenn.com
Peter Glenn’s reputation for selling quality athletic gear is a great reason for buying its name-brand rain gear. A variety of men’s, women’s and children’s waterproof athletic pants by The North Face start at just $39.99. Peter Glenn also has Contour-brand waterproof camera cases for $39.99 that are perfect for traveling and/or other outdoor events during the rainy season. For a more extensive selection of products, visit the Peter Glenn website.
Red Wing Shoes
2377 E. Fowler Ave.
Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 971-3111
www.tampa.redwingshoestore.com
Tampa’s own Red Wing Shoe Store supplies some of the best waterproof rain boots in the area. Boots made for specific careers as well as everyday living are available in all sizes, styles and colors. Ranging from about $50-$100, Red Wing Shoe Store even has corporate sales for companies wishing to buy in bulk. To see a sample of products, visit the website for more details.
Bethany Cohen is a resident of Tampa and enjoys sharing her love for the city with others. Bethany loves traveling and learning about new cultures. She currently writes for Examiner.com. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.
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