First Alert: Cooler weather and chance of t’storms, rain

First Alert 10pm forecast 7/21

(KFVS) - Cooler weather and rain is in the forecast.

Tonight will be partly cloudy with periods of scattered showers and thunderstorms. Strong storms are possible. Otherwise mild and humid with lows of about 70 to 75.

There were reports of some tree limbs and a power pole down near Carbondale on Sunday evening due to storms. This was in the New Era Road area of Jackson County, Illinois.

In White County, Illinois, the sheriff says flash flooding shutdown several roads including parts of Highway 1 and 45. The White County sheriff is asking folks to stay off the road if they can. If you do have to go out, you’re asked to use caution.

US Highway 45 from Sacramento Road into Norris City is flooded and has debris in the roadway. Please use caution if you have to drive this route. IDOT has been notified of the situation.

Jackson Purchase Outages at 11:20 p.m.

Ballard - 12

Livingston - 398

McCrackken - 89

SEMO Electric Outages at 11:30 p.m.

Benton - 524

A line of thunderstorms stretches from SW Indiana across the middle of So. Illinois into SE Missouri. The line is...

Posted by Brian Alworth KFVS on Sunday, July 21, 2019

Mostly cloudy with periods of showers and a chance of a few thunderstorms on Monday, ending northwest to southeast during the afternoon. Breezy and less humid by the afternoon. Highs 76 Farmington to 82 Union City.

Clearing and much less humid on Monday night. Lows about 58 north to 64 south.

It's still gonna happen! A cold front will move through from NW to SE tomorrow, introducing cooler and less humid air...

Posted by Brian Alworth KFVS on Sunday, July 21, 2019

The nicer condition should last into the later week, possibly Thursday or Friday.

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