Parts of southeast Missouri received a welcome sight on Sunday. A few thunderstorms rolled through the area leaving rain and a little hail on the way. The Cape Girardeau Regional Airport reported only a 20th of an inch of rain fall. Cape Girardeau set a high temperature record at 3 PM with 103 degrees, surpassing the previous high of 99 set in 1991. National Weather Service Meteorologist Rick Shanklin tells KZIM-KSIM despite the rain there won’t be much relief from the heat. In Perry County the storm caused some hail damage and knocked down trees near the lake and power lines in the northern part of the county. An excessive heat warning remains in effect until 6 PM today.
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