(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — A storm that has lashed the Caribbean and the Florida Keys with pounding rain and gusty winds and complicated the search for survivors in a deadly condominium collapse has strengthened into a hurricane. The National Weather Service said Tuesday that Hurricane Elsa was packing winds as high as 75 mph (121…

Tropical Storm Elsa Strengthens Into Hurricane as It Hurtles Toward Florida’s Gulf Coast