BE CAREFUL! First Alert Action day issued for threat of flooding - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

BE CAREFUL! First Alert Action day issued for threat of flooding. OPEN APP for details

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It is Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.

First Alert Weather Outlook:

Today is a First Alert Action Day because more rain and the threat of flash flooding and general flooding continues through your Monday. Make sure you have your umbrella as you head out the door, and that the kids have their rain gear on as you send them off to school. The First Alert Action Weather Team says the wet weather will continue all day and at least through tonight, bringing periods of heavy rain.

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Making Headlines:

Flooded roads: Across the Heartland, county roads and some highways have water over them. This could cause for a messy morning commute. There will not be class at Doniphan, Greenville and Naylor schools because of the flooding.

Back open: Two terminals at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport are resuming normal operations this morning after reports of shots fired prompted evacuations and grounded and diverted flights.

Historic flooding: President Barack Obama officially granted a major disaster declaration request Sunday for East Baton Rouge, Livingston, St. Helena and Tangipahoa parishes. The waters continue to rise in parts of south Louisiana, creating the need for additional evacuations and rescue operations continue across parts of the state. 

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