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Tropical Storm Alex Heads Toward Bermuda With High Winds

Rainfall from Tropical Storm Alex floods the Brickell area near downtown Miami, on June 4.

Rainfall from Tropical Storm Alex floods the Brickell area near downtown Miami, on June 4.

Photographer: Pedro Portal/Miami Herald/AP Photo

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(AP) -- Tropical Storm Alex, which became the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season Sunday, headed toward Bermuda after killing three people in Cuba and causing flooding in parts of Florida.

Alex reached tropical storm force after strengthening off Florida's east coast early Sunday.