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  Water rescues underway as Imelda drenches parts of Texas

Forecasters warned that Imelda could bring up to 35 inches (90 centimeters) of rain this week in some areas of Texas through Friday. The storm system also brought the risk of severe weather and prompted tornado warnings Thursday morning in the areas hit hardest by the flooding.

  Watch: Doorbell camera catches tornado spawned by Dorian destroying house

  ’Last thing I remember was the glass hitting my body’: Carolina Shores man recalls the moment a possible tornado tore through his home

  Air Force jets seek refuge at Barksdale Air Force Base

  Hurricane death toll climbs to 20 in devastated Bahamas

During Hurricane Dorian, a woman sheltered nearly 100 dogs in her Bahamas home

  ‘Total devastation’: Hurricane Dorian slams parts of the Bahamas

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  Hurricane Dorian travel restrictions impact Memphis

  ‘Like a nightmare.’ Bahamians recall what living through hurricane is like as Dorian pushes toward east coast

  Stoddard Co. Ambulance Dist. Strike Team deployed to help with Hurricane Dorian

Mo. counties to receive $9M for land damaged by flooding

  Arkansas farmers didn’t plant on 1.3 million acres this year

Financial relief may be coming to farmers

  Taco the dog helped save his owner’s life after he fell from a flood wall

Taco waited on the wall overnight, watching over her owner who fell 15 feet below to the floodplain.

Scientists confirm July set new global heat record

The results had been expected after several European countries reported new all-time temperature records in July. Scientists say the upward trend will likely continue because of man-made climate change.

Voice your concerns aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi

Four meetings have been scheduled that the public is invited to attend.

Dangerous heat to grip parts of 13 states in South, Midwest

Forecasters are warning of dangerously hot weather in a wide part of the U.S. South and Midwest

Small earthquake rumbles in Steele, Mo.

  Heartland farmer reacts to flooding, trade war

  By the numbers: Mississippi River dropped below flood stage in Cape Girardeau after 144 days

  Tuesday storms knock out power, topple trees

Heartland flooded roads, bridge information

Landowner waiting for barges to be removed from Alexander Co. property

Kentucky 2-year-old, thought to be missing, found dead in hot car

Officers were initially called to the home, about 100 miles south of Lexington, to investigate a report of a missing child.

  Floodwaters force bride to take a boat to her wedding

A Heartland bride’s wedding day had a soggy start.

  Ameren upgrades energy grid for customers in Pemiscot County

The Smart Energy Plan is designed to enhance reliability, provide smarter energy infrastructure and offer customers cleaner and renewable energy options.

  July 30: Woman suspected in former lawmaker’s murder set for arraignment today

A quick look at what's making news and weather headlines.

FEMA approves disaster assistance to Mo. counties recovering from flooding, storms

The approval means FEMA will assist with the cost of repairs to damaged roads, bridges and other public infrastructure.

  VIDEO: Waterspout off Siesta Key Beach

If you were on Siesta Key Tuesday morning, you may have seen a large waterspout offshore in the Gulf of Mexico.

  Cooler and dryer; Jonesboro residents invited to STEP up and speak out

A brief look at what's making news and weather headlines.

'Everything went black’: Teen struck by lightning on Illinois soccer field

Most were warned about the storm before the lightning hit. A witness and team captain believes the teen was running for shelter when he was indirectly struck.

Woman says dog died in her home because landlord did not fix A/C

The heat may have proved deadly for a woman’s dog in Arlington.

Portageville, Mo. residents get air-conditioners from Ameren

This is to help residents beat the heat as temperatures rise this summer.

City of Jonesboro opening cooling centers

The City of Jonesboro is opening cooling centers for the public to use during the excessive heatwave.

  Heavy rainfall may lead to more snake sightings

After several days of bad weather in the Mid-South, we can expect pooled water and downed trees, but Memphis Zoo officials say you should also keep a close eye out for snakes.

  Doctor says hot temperatures can be dangerous, provides tips

Dr. Mark Wiggins with St. Bernards Medical Center said being out in the hot temperatures can lead to medical problems if you don’t prepare and pay attention to the signs your body is giving you.

Second earthquake rattles Bootheel area in nearly 12 hours

The earthquake hit at approximately 12:12 p.m.

Power restored to thousands in Lawrence County

Craighead Electric restored power around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Earthquake rattles in Tenn. outside of Pemiscot Co., Mo.

It hit at 12:24 a.m.

  Heavy rains close several highways, prompt flash flooding across Arkansas

Heavy rains prompted flash flooding across the central and southern parts of Arkansas overnight into Tuesday morning.

  Tetanus shots urged for those dealing with flooding conditions

Health departments urge you to be careful, especially if you are dealing with flooding conditions.

  Flash flooding reported in Southwest Arkansas; roads closed

The Arkansas Department of Transportation has announced two road closures due to high water and washouts.

  County Judges: Ditches and drains holding up against Tropical Depression Barry

Barry continues its northward movement into Region 8, bringing heavy rains and possible spin-up tornadoes.

  Flood preps continue as flash flooding possibility lingers

Much of the Mid-South remains in a Flash Flood Watch as of Tuesday morning, meaning the threat of flash flooding still remains as rain continues to fall in the area.

  Free sandbags available in Crittenden County as remnants of Barry fall across the Mid-South

Free sandbags are available at the Crittenden County Road Department along Highway 64.

Small earthquake reported near the Bootheel

According to the USGS a magnitude 1.7 shook 2.9 miles southeast of Ridgely, Tennessee on Sunday evening.

  Weakened Barry rolls into Louisiana, drenches Gulf Coast

Heavy rains and gusty winds began knocking out power on the Gulf Coast as a strengthening Hurricane Barry churned a path to shore, threatening millions and testing flood-prevention efforts implemented after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 14 years ago.

  VIDEO: Residents fight to rescue livestock trapped in floodwater

People in Montegut are fighting to rescue livestock as floodwater from Hurricane Barry rapidly rises in Terrebonne Parish.

Railroad crews repair flood damage, businesses hurting from no train access

As crews repair railroad tracks damaged by flood waters, businesses who are blocked off from shipping products on trains are speaking out about the extra costs.

  Local ice manufacturer takes advantage of summer heat

As heat indexes continue to reach the triple digits in Memphis it may put a damper on your plans. But for one West Memphis business, this weather actually allows them to make a living.

Earthquake insurance costs rising for homeowners near New Madrid Fault Line

Less than 14% of homeowners in the most at-risk counties pay for earthquake insurance.

New Madrid starting to clean up mess Mississippi River left behind

As Mississippi River levels go down, the city of New Madrid is gearing up to clean the mess the water left behind.

Dexter, Mo. woman drowns in St. Francis River

It happened while the woman was swimming in the Saint Francis River.

Jackson Co. Judge named to Arkansas Levee Task Force

Jackson County Judge Jeff Phillips appointed to state's first Levee Task Force.

Calif. quakes reminder of Heartland risk

In light of the two major earthquakes in southern California, those living in the Heartland are urged to to have their own earthquake emergency plan.

USGS reports 1.8 quake in Randolph County

The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake at 3:01 a.m. Central Daylight Time.

Power restored in Lawrence County after power lines reported down

Power was restored to the Hoxie/Walnut Ridge area after a power pole fell during storms Tuesday evening.

  It’s hot, but don’t swim in floodwaters to cool off

Also, do not attempt to drive or walk in floodwater.

  Breakdown: Why smoke and dust create beautiful sunsets

In this episode of the Breakdown, we are going to explain how upper level winds are pushing Saharan Dust and smoke from Arizona wild fires into the region giving us the gorgeous sunsets the past few days.

  Intense storms knock out power to hundreds

Strong storms Friday morning left hundreds of people in the dark.

  Dunklin Co. hit hard by Thursday morning storm

Thursday’s storms left more than an early wake up call for people in Malden. A lightning strike actually shut down phones lines at the police department for several hours.

Governor creates Arkansas Levee Task Force

Governor Asa Hutchinson announced he was creating the Arkansas Levee Task Force to study and analyze the current conditions of the state’s levees.

  Damage reported at Doniphan schools after flash flooding

Doniphan R-1 schools reported water damage at the high school, elementary and at the school’s central office

  WATCH: Boaters scramble as EF1 tornado hits Ky. Marina Boat Dock

Crews worked on the the mangled dock throughout the day on Monday.

Missouri seeking second federal declaration for storm damage

Missouri is asking President Donald Trump for a second federal disaster declaration in response to damage from tornadoes and flooding

  Storms do estimated $50,000 in damage to school’s football field

Brookland school officials say Sunday’s severe storms caused upwards of $40,000 to $50,000 worth of damage to its high school football field.

BBB: Check contractors when seeking flood damage repair

Officials gave the following tips to consider when hiring contractors.

4 more Arkansas counties approved for disaster assistance

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says four more counties in Arkansas have been approved for disaster assistance as a result of damage from storms and flooding that began May 21.

May second-wettest on record for US

May was the second wettest month on record in the United States since record keeping began 125 years ago.

  Swollen river causes sinkholes in Caruthersville, Mo.

Ground water from the Mississippi River is to blame for about 20 sinkholes around town.

  Businesses who depend on the Mississippi River for transport are put on hold due to river levels

When flooding brings traffic on the Mississippi river to a halt, what happens to businesses who depend on it?

  Ste. Genevieve man’s home trapped in flood waters

A levee breached behind a Southeast Missouri man's home.

Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill

The bill languished for months amid disputes over Trump's demand for border funding, as well as additional aid for Puerto Rico, which Trump opposed.

  D-Day: A weather forecast that changed history

Seventy-five years ago in June 1944, Allied forces landed along the coast of Northern France as part of a military action that helped pave the way for the defeat of Nazi Germany.

11-month-old dies after being left in hot car in Missouri

Authorities say an 11-month-old girl has died after being locked inside a car for 15 or 16 hours in suburban St. Louis

  Did you know leaving a water bottle in your car could be dangerous?

Firefighters said the hot weather can set some unexpected things on fire, and put you in danger.

  Customers flocked to restaurant surrounded by flooding for special event

A Miller City, Illinois woman kept her restaurant open despite floodwaters rising for their 3rd annual Crawfish Boil event at the Horseshoe Bar & Grill on Saturday.

  Missouri man’s home is flooded, but he’s still living in it

His kitchen is now covered with nearly 12 inches of water. Even so, Boatman still continues to live in his home.

Mandatory evacuation issued for parts of Jefferson County

The breach forced a Flash Flood Warning to be issued by the NWS for the Hollow Bend area.

  Heavy rains add to farm flooding in New Madrid, MO

Heavy rains are causing even more headaches for Heartland farmers who are already behind schedule because of the wet spring weather.

  The Landing reopening after high water on Current River shuts down some river floating

After being closed, The Landing announced on Thursday, May 30 it will reopen on Friday.