FIRST ALERT ACTION DAY today due to flash flooding threat

First Alert Weather 10 p.m. 7/1/2020

(KFVS) - We are issuing a First Alert Action Day for today due to the threat of flash flooding across the Heartland.

Another complex of storms is possible through the afternoon and evening hours could produce heavy rainfall.

This heavy rain in addition to very heavy rain Tuesday will cause an increased risk for flash flooding to occur.

Please remember to “turn around don’t drown”.

Flash Flooding Warning in Williamson county until 5:30PM. Multiple roads covered in Marion. Remember to "turn around don't drown"

Posted by Laura Wibbenmeyer KFVS on Wednesday, July 1, 2020

If this complex forms and pushes into the Heartland, not only will flash flooding be a concern, but damaging winds could happen too.

Let’s track these storms

Posted by Laura Wibbenmeyer KFVS on Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Very hot and humid weather expected outside of the rain.

Highs will be in the mid to upper 80s.

The weekend is looking less active but very hot and humid.

Highs will be in the lower 90s for both Saturday and Sunday.

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You can click here for watches and warnings that were issued on Tuesday, June 30.

Tuesday morning storms

Earlier during the storms power was knocked out for thousands of customers in southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. Scott, Union and Perry County, Ill. reported the most customers without power.

Crews worked throughout the morning in the storms to restore power. As of 8:45 a.m., there were only a few customers are without electricity.

As of 4:40 a.m. the National Weather Service reported up to 2 inches of rain had already fallen in some areas.

Drivers are urged not to drive through roadways covered with water, but to turn around and find a safer route.

Weather may also be to blame for a couple of crashes in Cape Girardeau.

Power outages, flash flooding Tuesday morning

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