Showers are likely this afternoon after 1, with a quarter inch of rain possible. It will be cloudy all day, with a high of 49.
Tomorrow will be partly cloudy with slightly warmer temperatures, but the clouds and rain chances return tomorrow night. Skies should clear out by this weekend, though.
- News-Leader: Proposed smoking ban draws funding beyond Springfield. Citizens for Clean Air Springfield has raised more than $65,000, while Live Free Springfield, which opposes the proposed smoking ban, has raised $13,566 for the April 5 election.
- OzarksFirst [KOLR/KSFX]: Japanese steakhouse sees overwhelming support for fund-raiser. Monday, dozens came to Nakato Japanese Steakhouse near Battlefield Mall, which donated all of the night’s receipts to help victims of the Japanese earthquake. (Other coverage: KY3, KSPR)
- KY3: Cardinals exhibition game canceled, but fans will be compensated. Tonight’s game featuring the St. Louis Cardinals has been canceled because of weather, but ticket holders will get a ticket to a similar exhibition game in March. (Other coverage: KSPR)
- News-Leader: Campaign finance reports updated in council races. Thomas Bieker, a candidate for General Council Seat D, had the biggest gain in money for the period.
- KSMU: Park Board offers spring activities. The Springfield Greene County Park Board is hosting a number of activities this spring, including an Earth Day cleanup and float.