Daily brief (3/10): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be sunny with a high of 66. But clouds will roll in tonight, bringing a 60 percent chance of showers.

A thunderstorm is possible after midnight, and tomorrow will be rainy. Up to 2 inches of rain is possible in some areas. Rain chance continue through Sunday night, but skies should clear by Monday.

Next week is expected to be unseasonably warm, with sunny skies and highs in the mid to upper 70s.

Daylight Savings Time begins tomorrow as well, so remember to turn your clocks forward one hour before you go to bed tonight.

Today’s picks

  • KSMU: U.S. 60/65 interchange project to be completed this year. The $57.1 million building project is nearing completion, with a new ramp from southbound U.S. 65 to westbound U.S. 60 scheduled to open today. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst)
  • KY3: Scientists seek source of Rogersville groundwater contamination. Two years ago, tests found trichloroethylene (TCE) in some area wells, but scientists still haven’t discovered the source of the contamination.
  • News-Leader: Gangs still threaten Springfield. A Springfield police sergeant says gangs exist in Springfield. Though the groups are small and unorganized, they are capable of causing criminal problems.
  • OzarksFirst: Multi-agency center in Branson to close today. The multi-agency relief center in Branson will close today, but relief efforts will continue. (Other coverageNews-LeaderKY3)
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