There’s a 60 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1 p.m. Otherwise it will be partly sunny and hot, with a high of 93. The heat index could reach as high as 99, and a heat advisory remains in effect for the day.
Tomorrow will be sunny and hot, with a high of 97; it will be a preview of the week to come. After today, no more rain is expected for at least a week.
- KSPR: Ozark Empire Fair prepares for 2012 edition.The 76th annual Ozark Empire Fair will begin its run Friday and last through Aug. 4. Among the performers to appear this year: Glen Campbell and Dierks Bentley.
- [Election] OzarksFirst: Public forum tonight for state representative candidates. A meet-the-candidates forum for those running for state legislature will be at 7 p.m. today at Cox North (1423 N. Jefferson Ave.).
- News-Leader: After 20 years, Yakov Smirnoff leaving Branson. Comedian Yakov Smirnoff, a Branson fixture for the past two decades, will be taking his show on the road to help married couples.
- KY3: Rare Breed shelter getting overcrowded.The summer heat is driving more kids in need of help to Rare Breed, the downtown shelter for homeless teens.