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Keep the umbrella handy! First Alert Forecast shows dreary weather to continue. SWIPE for details

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It is Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016.

First Alert Weather Outlook:

More rain for your Tuesday, but not as much as the last few days. Flooding and Flash Flooding watches are either expired already, or expire at 7am. Still, keep your umbrella and rain gear handy. Showers expected off and on today and tonight, and maybe even tomorrow. Temperature-wise it will be warm and humid in the Heartland, with highs in the 80s. Brian is tracking this same dreary pattern on into the week. FIRST ALERT: the weekend doesn’t look much better.

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Making Headlines:

No school: Rain, rain go away! That is what administrators in southeast Missouri are saying today. Sever schools called off class today because of flooding. CLICK HERE for a complete list.

Behind bars: A traffic stop lead to a high speed chase through several southeast Missouri counties overnight with a pregnant woman along for the ride. The suspect was eventually caught and booked at the  Ste. Genevieve County Jail.

Search is on: Kentucky State Police are on the lookout for a man who escaped the Fulton County Detention Center and may be headed to Paducah. Investigators say Frederick T. Bristol, 35 of Paducah, Kentucky, escaped from the Fulton County Detention Center Monday evening.

Under investigation: A 56-year-old man is recovering from a head injury after he was allegedly robbed and beaten outside of a Murphysboro business. The suspect, Brandon Bodecker, was found late Monday night. He was transported to the Jackson County jail on charges of robbery and aggravated battery.

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