Daily brief (10/6): Top picks from the Springfield media

Scattered rain after 1pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Wind chill values as low as 28 early.

Tonight will be widespread frost after 3am. Otherwise, cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing,

with a low around 31.

A Frost Advisory has been issued for a section of southwest Missouri from Sunday morning.  Temperatures are forecast to drop well below freezing and may wind up in thee upper 20s. The rest of Sunday looks very nice with plentiful sunshine and highs in the mid 50s.

Columbus Day will have areas of frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 61 and a low around 43.

Tuesday, temperatures are predicted to return to mostly sunny with a high around 69.

Today’s picks

  • KSPR: Weather changes plans for Jazz Festival and Haunted Trail.  The Springfield Jazz Festival moved into the historic Gillioz Theatre during the rain on Friday night.  Opening night for the Haunted Trail at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park is postponed until Saturday, Oct. 6, 6-9 p.m., due to weather.
  • [Election]OzarksFirst: McCaskill campaign announces Ozarks stops. Sen. Claire McCaskill, the Democrat running for reelection, plans to stop in Camdenton, Bolivar, Ozark, Lebanon and Rolla Saturday.
  • KSMU: Springfield’s only domestic violence shelter turning victims away. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. There’s only one shelter in Springfield for victims to go to for safety, support, and supplies.  Harmony House, is consistently filled to capacity and having to turn abused women and children away.
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