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First Alert: Heat and humidity is back, possible storms this afternoon

(Source: Lisa Walter/cNews) (Source: Lisa Walter/cNews)

It's August 3, 2015.

First Alert Weather Outlook:

Get ready for the return of the summer sizzle. You can expect the heat and humidity to rise today. Brian says heat indexes could reach triple digits so take those safety precautions. There's also a chance for storms later, so keep the weather app handy.

Making Headlines:

Death Investigation: A suspicious death is under investigation in Franklin County, Illinois after a 44-year-old man was found unresponsive Sunday afternoon.

New records: Missouri has already recorded more drownings this year than in all of last year. Officials say the main causes are flooding and resulting strong currents in waterways.

Strong storm chaos: A man was killed and more than a dozen injured when a tent where people were taking shelter during a brief storm blew off its stand on some of the crowd at a festival in a Chicago suburb.

What's trending:

Caught on camera: You have to see this video of a a bright white tornado that moved through Iowa. You can see a cloud of dust and debris swirling around the twister.

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