What you need to know April 23 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

What you need to know April 23

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Good morning, it is Monday, April 23.

First Alert Forecast

The rain will continue throughout the early morning and will start to weaken and become more scattered, later in the morning.

Lisa Michaels says there will be strong winds with the rain. The winds will slow down in the hours after daybreak.

The clouds will break up this afternoon and that raises the potential for thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening. The storms aren’t expected to be severe.

The heavy rain will clear out tonight. We could still see isolated showers for the next few days, but it won’t be the widespread rain we have seen. High temperatures will linger in the 60s.

We’ll start to see a gradual warming trend starting Thursday and that will peak with a great weekend with dry skies and high temps in the 70s.

Making headlines

  1. A gunman wearing only a green jacket stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville early Sunday, shooting four people to death.
  2. A new report says Kentucky has the second highest rate of mothers who smoke during pregnancy. 
  3. Illinois State Police District 22 has announced it will again participate in Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week.
  4. Police said there were no major injuries after a three-vehicle crash in Cape Girardeau on Sunday.
  5. Powdered alcohol would be regulated like other alcoholic beverages in Missouri under legislation passed by the state House.

Trending web stories

Reports from the area in Florida say a family said surgeons at a children’s hospital left a needle in their baby’s heart.

A large tornado was caught on video by a police dashcam in Alabama on Sunday.

A man accused of streaking during a middle school girls’ lacrosse game in Ohio.

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