FIRST ALERT: Don't put away the shorts and sandals yet. Tuesday - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

FIRST ALERT: Don't put away the shorts and sandals yet. Tuesday is looking hot and sticky. OPEN APP for full forecast.

(Source: KFVS) (Source: KFVS)

It is Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016.

First Alert Weather Outlook:

A muggy morning will hit you as soon as you walk out the door for the shortened work week. Although it will be quiet, morning temps will be in the low 70s. By noon it will be hot and sticky with temps in the upper 80s and heat index pushing triple digits this afternoon. Keep those heat-safety tips in mind! FIRST ALERT: the end of the week looks like we will have a good chance for rain and cooler temperatures.

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Making Headlines:

Search is on: Authorities in Union County, Illinois are continuing their search for a burglary suspect believed to be "armed and dangerous." According to the Union County Sheriff's Office, deputies are still on scene this morning searching for Dejun Booker who is believed to be off of Rt. 146 between Jonesboro and Ware.

No school: Students who attend Shawnee District #84 will not have class today. Administrators cancelled school because of the manhunt for an "armed and dangerous" suspect believed to be in the area.

Little chance for action: Congress will return from a seven-week recess ahead of the November election. There's a lot on the docket, but there's only one thing that Congress must do in the coming month: Figure out a way to keep the government open before spending legislation expires Oct. 1.

Traffic Alert: Contractors for the Missouri Department of Transportation plan to have most of the roundabout completed this week in Uptown Jackson. That means good news for drivers, who should by next week be able to use Main Street and the south leg of Route 61,

Taking aim: Authorities in the southern portion of Mexico's Baja California peninsula ordered schools closed and set up emergency shelters as Hurricane Newton gained strength. It's expected to make landfall this morning.

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