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

Good morning! Today is Thursday, May 7.

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WEATHER
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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TRAFFIC
Drive safe! No major accidents or incidents to report.

BIG STORY
The Bolts scored with one second left in last night’s playoff game! The Lightning are leading the series 3-0. Read more

TODAY’S HEADLINES
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

DON’T MISS IT
Cute: Pit bull and pig are best buds for life – See here

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