Today will be mostly sunny and hot, with a high of 92. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m.
Rain chances rise to 40 percent tonight and then taper off tomorrow, when it will be mostly sunny with a high of 91.
- OzarksFirst [KOLR/KSFX]: Joplin’s homeless pets up for adoption this weekend. The Joplin Humane Society (140 E. Emporer Lane) and the ASPCA will be hosting an adopt-a-thon for hundreds of animals from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Sunday. (Other Joplin coverage: International volunteers helping: KY3; Joplin enacts stricter rules for fireworks: KSMU)
- KSPR: Branson to announce two nonstop destinations. The announcements of the new flights is scheduled for Monday.
- News-Leader: Some complaints misunderstand smoking ban. One recent complaint noted someone smoking at a bus stop, which is not prohibited under the law. The law specifies no smoking in enclosed public places and workplaces and within five feet of outside entrances.