Morning Headlines: Dry and hot; Lightning win in last second; Tornadoes tear through plains

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Some hot and dry days are ahead of us, temperatures will be in the upper 80s today. Meanwhile a potential early-season tropical storm system forms in the Atlantic. Get your full forecast here.
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The Bolts scored with one second left in last night’s playoff game! The Lightning are leading the series 3-0. Read more

At least 12 people were injured as more tornadoes tore through the plains states overnight. Read more
This morning, the St. Pete council could move forward on a final pier plan. Read more
Pinellas deputies are searching for a serial bank robber this morning. Read more
Exclusive: Highlands mom who used Pizza Hut app to get help in hostage situation speaks out. Read more

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