Nearly eight inches fell in parts of central Illinois.
Mercury hit 105 nearly a dozen times in St. Louis this summer.
9-15 inches behind normal rainfall totals as July comes to a scorching end.
Silver iodide? Lasers? Isn’t there something we can do?
Tends to get might warm at the top during summer, though.
NWS: Forecast only showing HOT with the chance of EVEN HOTTER.
No evacuations needed yet, but flames are only 10% contained.
Raising Mississippi border road above floodline key element.
Case involving scammer with St. Louis ties under investigation.
Expected to taper off by evening.