Good news: Rain now should not impact Heartland Football Friday. - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Good news: Rain now should not impact Heartland Football Friday. Open app for full First Alert Forecast

Burlie Sanford captured this beauty in Doniphan. Burlie Sanford captured this beauty in Doniphan.

It is Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.

First Alert Weather Outlook:

Your morning drive may be wet. Thunderstorms popping up on the First Alert Doppler Radar this morning are moving northeast from the Bootheel into southern Illinois. Once the rain moves out, expect a warm, humid afternoon with cloudy skies and highs in the 80s. For Football Friday, you may want to pack the rain gear just in case, but most of the Heartland will stay dry. FIRST ALERT: There’s a good chance of rain for Saturday, but Sunday looks dryer.

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Making Headlines:

Water rescue: A woman and her two children are safe after they got stuck in high water in Butler County. According to the Butler County Fire Department, the woman drove off into the water on County Road 260 east of Neelyville.

Search continues: Crews are expected to continue searching today for a woman who went missing on a flooded Butler County road. Butler County Sheriff Mark Dobbs said they hope to use aircraft to aid them in their search for 44-year-old Ginger Myers.

Donations wanted: Groups in Sikeston are organizing collection efforts for those affected by the Louisiana flood. The Sikeston Rotary Club and Spread Hope Now are looking to fill a 53 ft. tractor trailer with cleaning supplies and food and water for flood victims.

Making a stop: For a second time this year, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner will make a visit to the Mt. Vernon High School. This time he will be in attendance for the ribbon cutting at the new high school.

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