Be on alert for standing water, strong afternoon storms - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Be on alert for standing water, strong afternoon storms

Downed trees closed roads in Scott City. (Source: Nichole Cartmell/KFVS) Downed trees closed roads in Scott City. (Source: Nichole Cartmell/KFVS)

It's Friday, July 10, 15.

Weather Outlook:

Don't put away the umbrella and rain boots just yet. Brian says we will likely see more rain today. There is a chance for storms most of the day, and some of those could be severe. On your way into work, watch out for standing water and keep the KFVS12 weather app handy. Click here for your full First Alert Forecast.

Making Headlines:

Slammed again: Powerful storms moved through Scott City, Mo. again Thursday evening. The wind was strong enough to knock down trees and power lines. Some roads remain closed this morning.

It's coming down: The Confederate Flag is expected to be taken down in South Carolina on Friday after flying on the grounds of the State House for decades.

Wrapping up: Attorneys for Colorado theater shooter James Holmes are expected to wrap up their case on Friday. That means jurors will soon start deciding whether Holmes was legally sane when he unleashed the attack that left 12 dead and 70 injured.

What's trending:

Breaking records: A 16-year-old recently stunned her competition in the 100-meter-dash when she finished in just under 11 seconds - a time good enough to beat some seasoned pros. 

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