First Alert: Showers, t’storms in the forecast

First Alert 5pm forecast 7/14

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Rain from Tropical Storm Barry will make its way into the Heartland this evening and tonight.

A FIRST ALERT ACTION DAY has been issued for Monday and Tuesday due to expected heavy rainfall in the forecast.

Meteorologist Brian Alworth says for tonight expect rain and embedded thunderstorms spreading south to north. Locally heavy downpours possible especially south. Lows about 69 to 75.

This is a forecast rain total from this evening through Tuesday evening. We're still forecasting a general swath of...

Posted by Brian Alworth KFVS on Sunday, July 14, 2019

Monday will be breezy and cool. Cloudy with rain likely, possibly with embedded heavy thunderstorms especially in the afternoon and evening. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs about 75 to 80.

Flash Flood Watches will be in effect for much of the region Monday and Tuesday.

Here are the flash flood watches as of early this morning. (These go into effect tonight and tomorrow morning depending on where you live.)

Posted by Brian Alworth KFVS on Sunday, July 14, 2019

Monday night and Tuesday will be cloudy with showers and thunderstorms. Strong storms and heavy tropical downpours are possible causing flash flooding.

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