FIRST ALERT: You may see the sun today! But the rain isn't gone - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

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It is Wednesday, Aug. 17.

First Alert Weather Outlook:

Most of the Heartland will get a chance to dry out today, in fact come of us may even see the sun! Not everyone will dodge a rain shower, though. The Bootheel and western Kentucky will still see some rain this morning and possibly this afternoon. Heading out the door, expect a humid, mild morning with temps in the 70s. By lunchtime we should heat up to about 80 degrees. Brian’s looking forward to the weekend which looks very wet. FIRST ALERT: We may get a taste of fall next week.

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Making Headlines:

Under investigation: Marion police are investigating an armed robbery of the Borowiak’s IGA grocer on West Main Street in Marion. Police say two men escaped with cash, and are still on the loose.

Flooding concerns: The Emergency Management Agency in Poplar Bluff, Missouri is monitoring a levee breach near County Road 202. The EMA was watching the pressure overnight. 

Due to flooding, some schools remain closed today. CLICK HERE for a full list.

Recall Alert: If you have a four-drawer chest in your child's bedroom, make sure it is not the Storybook brand sold exclusively at The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports the maker, Sauder Woodworking, is recalling 8,000 of these dressers because they are unstable unless they are properly anchored to the wall.

Abduction investigation: A Mexican official is confirming that the 29-year-old son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been kidnapped by a rising drug cartel. The incident is raising alarms of a possible wave of bloodshed.

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