A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
Anderson, MO (AP) -- At least ten people are dead, and 12 others hospitalized, after a fire in a Missouri group home.
State officials say the Anderson guest house is a home for the elderly and mentally disabled. About 35 people were at the facility, in the southwest corner of Missouri, when the fire broke out early this morning.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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