Second verse, same as the first!

Alexis and Emma know how to beat the heat!
Alexis and Emma know how to beat the heat!

Smog alerts, heat advisories, thunderstorms...we just can't seem to catch a break!

"Second verse, same as the first" is how Katy Morgan puts things into perspective for us today. We have more heat, humidity and a chance of storms on the way this afternoon with highs topping out in the low 90s.

Wondering if your July 4th weather will be cook-out and firework friendly? Check out Katy and Frank starting at 4 AM for your up-to-date weather conditions and a complete seven day forecast.

The chance of storms aren't stopping a few local neighborhoods from getting a jumpstart on their firework festivities! Brad Underwood will be live on Fountain Square this morning with more on what's going on in the tri-state tonight to kick off our Nation's birthday.

Police in Erlanger are currently investigating what the are calling a suspicious death. Officers were called to the 3500 block of Hulbert Avenue Monday night to do a wellness check where they found the back door open and a body inside. Rob Williams and Sheila Gray will have more details on the FOX19 Morning News.

BREAKING NEWS from Newport this morning: fire crews are currently at the scene of a house fire on Columbia Street where Dan Wells will be heading out to this morning. He'll have more information on possible causes for the fire and estimated damages starting at 5 AM.

As we all know, the storms that rolled through the tri-state last weekend caused a whirlwind of damage. If you or someone you know experienced damage to your home or business, beware of phony contractors that are out to snake your money! FOX19 will have a few tips on how to deal with these guys if they come your way at 6 AM.

Have you ever eaten at The Rusty Bucket in Rookwood? If not, you should definitely check it out-everything I've tried there is delicious! Lucky for us (and for you!), The Rusty Bucket will be in house this morning with a tasty blackened salmon salad recipe perfect for the summer time! Check it out at 8:15!

I'm starting to think that Frank Marzullo spends more time out and about than he does doing weather! Today is no exception - our favorite morning weather man will be out at The Heritage Club in Mason this morning to hang out with some golfing connoisseurs! Tune-in to the FOX19 Morning Xtra at 9 AM to see what sort of chaos Frank might cause!