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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair and Breezy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed S 21 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Mar 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy.
    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light west after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.69°W (Elev. 896 ft)
5:56 pm CDT Mar 23, 2017
7pm CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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