Afternoon update: Hot and humid in July

Flooding in Alexander County
Flooding in Alexander County
4th of July events are planned throughout the Heartland
4th of July events are planned throughout the Heartland

Good afternoon. Wow, it's hot and humid! Laura Wibbenmeyer says it will become partly cloudy this afternoon with a chance of thunderstorms most likely over southeast Missouri and southern Illinois--but possible elsewhere too. And, heat indexes of 100 to 106!

Arnold Wyrick is at Crab Orchard Lake and talks to campers to see how they are beating the heat!

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed three bills Sunday providing more protections for Illinois' servicemembers and helping injured veterans get the services they require.

An late evening ATV crash Saturday injured two people in Madison County.

Three teens riding on a John Deere tractor at a campground in Bollinger County were sent to a Cape Girardeau hospital with minor and moderate injuries Saturday evening.

Flood waters are still impacting East Cape Girardeau, Illinois and other communities in Alexander County.

A Paducah family is injured in a crash after police say dad fell asleep at the wheel.

Fourth of July events are planned all over the Heartland for the rest of today and tomorrow!

In sports, Chad Fryman will have the latest on MLBs All-Star selections that were announced today and if any Cardinals made the list!

Stay cool!

James Long
KFVS12 Web Producer
Office: (573) 335-1212
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