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Tampa News Sunday, May 27

Tropical storm warning issued for part of Tampa Bay area

  • The tropical storm warning in the Tampa Bay area has been expanded to include all of central Floridas west coast.
  • The warning comes asSubtropical Storm Alberto continues to make its way into the Gulf of Mexico.
  • At 5 a.m. on Sunday, the National Hurricane Center expanded the tropical storm warning for Alberto that was issued Saturday afternoon.
  • Tropical storm force wind gusts, 39 plus mph, are possible Sunday, especially on area beaches.
  • According to the NHC, a tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area.

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Tropical storm warning issued for part of Tampa Bay area

Subtropical Storm Alberto becoming better organized, gusts to 50 mph possible

  • ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Although the worst of Subtropical Storm Alberto will remain west of Tampa Bay, the storm’s impacts still will be felt.
  • It is a 45-mph storm located 165 miles southwest of Tampa, according to the National Hurricane Center’s 8 a.m. Sunday advisory.
  • For Tampa Bay, this means the area has a shot at tropical storm force winds in excess of 39 mph with gusts toward 50 mph.
  • More: Track Subtropical Storm Alberto: Spaghetti models, forecast cone and satellite – Get breaking news, weather alerts: Download the 10News app – – The Florida Highway Patrol asks drivers to take it easy on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, where a travel advisory is in effect.
  • Watch: Light rain, surf on St. Pete Beach away from Subtropical Storm Alberto – Storm surge – Higher surf is a concern along Florida’s Gulf coast.

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Court: Gov’t violated privacy law for defrauded students

  • WASHINGTON (AP) A federal court has ruled that the Education Department violated privacy laws with regard to students defrauded by the Corinthian for-profit college chain.
  • In a break with Obama administration policy, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced in December that some students cheated by the now-defunct schools would only get a part of their federal student loan forgiven.
  • But a California district court ruled late Friday that the departments use of Social Security Administration data in order to calculate loan forgiveness violates the Privacy Act.
  • But critics slammed the new rule as unfair since tens of thousands of Corinthian students have already received full loan discharge under the Obama administration.
  • The administration spent $550 million to fully forgive the loans of tens of thousands of students.

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