First Alert: Wind gusts of 30-40 mph expected as scattered rain - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

First Alert: Wind gusts of 30-40 mph expected as scattered rain continues

(Source: Robert Foote, KFVS) (Source: Robert Foote, KFVS)
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Good morning! It’s Tuesday, November 17, 2015.

Hold on to your hats! Your First Alert Forecast it's going to get windy, with gusts of 30-40 mph, as a second round of storms pushes into the Heartland. The the heavy rain overnight will taper off this morning to scattered showers for most of the day. And don't put away the umbrellas, heavy rain comes in around dinnertime. The Heartland remains under a Flash Flood Watch through Wednesday.

Here are some of the top stories KFVS12 is covering for you this morning:

Overnight fire destroys home in the community of Randles in Cape Girardeau County.

Firefighters pulled one person from a fire last night, two firefighters were hurt battling the flames.

While you were sleeping, France launched more airstrikes against ISIS.

Heartland governors call for caution, or out and out refusal when it comes to Syrian refugees, but they may not have the authority.

Looking for a new car? New this morning: Motor Trend Magazine has named its top picks for 2015.

ICYMI: Our Heartland Toy Testers at St. Vincent Elementary tried out the Starwars Levitator, the board game Fibber, a "Frozen" sticker activity book and the ever-popular Shopkins Ballet Collection.

You don't want to miss this amazing story: Face transplant transforms severely burned firefighter.

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