Headlines: Hillsborough schools on lockdown; Hot air balloon lands on I-4; Lightning watch party tonight!

Good afternoon! Today is Friday, May 6.

Cool for early May with highs only in the mid to upper 70s. Sunny with low humidity and a light breeze. Nice into the weekend, too. See your full forecast here

Chamberlain High on lockdown after gun found in backpack. Read more
Lockdown lifted at 2 Hillsborough schools. Read more
Hot air balloon lands next to I-4 in Polk County. Read more
Elephants from circus to start retirement in Polk County. Read more
Over 6,500 graduating from University of South Florida. Read more
Tampa Road is closing in Pinellas; here are detours. Read more
8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | May 7-8 – See here
Top 10 baby names of 2015 – See here

See all of today’s top stories

Lightning play in New York Friday; News Channel 8 hosting watch party – Details here!

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