Mark Wolfe http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Heat wave not expected to plague Mo. State Fair opening http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/heat-wave-not-expected-plague-mo-state-fair-opening <p>It appears that the record-setting heat wave may have finally let up in portions of Missouri, which is good news for<a href="http://www.mostatefair.com/"> State Fair </a>organizers.</p><p>The annual event begins one week from today in Sedalia, and forecasters are predicting high&rsquo;s in the low 80&rsquo;s for opening day.</p><p><a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> says there&rsquo;ll be plenty of emergency responders on hand if the excessive heat returns. Thu, 04 Aug 2011 20:38:00 +0000 Marshall Griffin 1806 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Heat wave not expected to plague Mo. State Fair opening