Heat advisories for parts of Heartland, keep weather app handy

Heat advisories for parts of Heartland, keep weather app handy

Rise and shine! It is Tuesday, June 23, 2015.

Weather Outlook:

Don't expect a break from the heat today. Brian Alworth is predicting another hot and humid day, with a heat index of 101. Parts of the Bootheel and Tennessee are under heat advisories. However, you'll want to keep the KFVS Weather app handy today, as there is a chance for a few thunderstorms. Click here for you full First Alert Forecast.

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State of Emergency: At least seven people were injured as severe thunderstorms that swept across northern Illinois spawned a tornado, damaged homes and uprooted trees. Gov. Rauner activated a State of Emergency out of Springfield early Tuesday morning.

No more booze: The Carbondale, Illinois city commission voted to not renew the liquor license for the Pony Cabaret and Steakhouse.

On the loose: Have you seen this man? The Cape Girardeau Sheriff's Office is searching for David P. Rains, who failed to appear in court for several felony charges. He is known to be violent.

To take it down or leave it up: That is the question facing lawmakers after criticism of the Confederate Flag flying in South Carolina. What do you think? Vote here.

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