Saturday, January 20, 2018
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Chilly weekend gives way to a warmer week

Tampa Bay

Chilly weekend gives way to a warmer week

The beginning of the week will mark a return to temperatures in the 70s, forecasters say — a warm relief to Tampa Bay residents after a chilly weekend. Today will still start with overnight frost in some areas, said Bay News 9 meteorologist Diane Kacmarik. But daytime highs nonetheless will climb into the low- to mid-70s. Tuesday looks to be the warmest day of the upcoming week, with temperatures reaching the upper 70s. A weak front will drop Wednesday's temperatures while also bringing the possibility of rain, she said.

ST. PETERSBURG

Man, 29, fatally injured in crash

Neither a seat belt nor hospital workers could save the life of a 29-year-old St. Petersburg man involved in a one-car crash on southbound Interstate 275 early Sunday morning, authorities said. Florida Highway Patrol troopers say the crash happened about 1 a.m. near Roosevelt Road. Michael Andrew Hano was traveling on the interstate's outside center lane when, authorities say, he failed to negotiate a curve and lost control. Hano's 2006 Infiniti G35 skidded across the outside lane and entrance ramp, hit a guardrail, vaulted onto the shoulder and came to rest on the west side of I-275. Hano was rushed to Bayfront Medical Center, where he died. Troopers said Hano was wearing a seat belt. The investigation was ongoing.

Today's picks

HERNANDO COUNTY

Florida Classic Clusters dog show: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Florida Classic Park, 5360 Lockhart Road, east of Brooksville. Free admission; $5 parking. (813) 480-3975. floridaclassicpark.com.

PASCO COUNTY

Unity discussion honors Martin Luther King, Jr.: 11 a.m., Pasco Middle School auditorium, 13925 14th St., Dade City.

"Exceptional Service to Others: The Price of Greatness" speech with youth advocate and lecturer Al Duncan: 3 p.m., Greenfelder-Denlinger Boardrooms, Student Community Center, Saint Leo University, 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo.

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