(KFVS) - Good morning, it is Wednesday, September 23.
Today will be cooler and damp for some parts of the Heartland today.
Wake-up temps will range in the upper 40s to low 50s.
Cloudy skies will continue to stick around in the Heartland for the rest of the day.
Light rain is possible in southeast Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee throughout the afternoon.
High temperatures this afternoon will be chilly in the upper 60s to the mid 70s.
Showers will stick around in our southern counties heading into Thursday.
Northern counties will stay dry on Thursday and may even see some sunshine by the afternoon.
Heading into the weekend it will be slightly warmer.
There is a chance for an isolated shower, but most of the Heartland will be mainly dry.
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- A recent political ad is raising a lot of eyebrows in Franklin County. Candidates are speaking out.
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- The U.S. government on Tuesday executed a former soldier who said an obsession with witchcraft led him to kill a Georgia nurse he believed had put a spell on him.
- In a sweeping bipartisan vote that takes a government shutdown off the table, the House passed a temporary government-wide funding bill Tuesday night.
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- Great Smoky Mountain Park Officials are asking the public for help to find the person responsible for vandalizing the Foothills Parkway West Entrance Sign.
- The Cape Girardeau Police Department is asking residents to register their doorbell camera with them to help fight crime.
- Retail giant Walmart is launching its own clothing line.