1. Forecasters predict an 80 percent chance of rain today as a front moves through the area. Temperatures will dip into the low 40s tonight and Thursday. 

2. Tibetan Buddhist monks will be doing Mandala sand painting from Wednesday to Saturday at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville.

3. Today is Samuel Clemens, a.k.a. Mark Twain’s, birthday.

“Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”

4. There are 25 more days to shop before Christmas

5. The deadline to register your float for the Fort Walton Beach Christmas Parade is noon on Wednesday. The parade is Monday, Dec. 5 at 6:30 p.m. on Eglin Parkway.