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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.

Partly Cloudy

60°F

16°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed S 18 G 24 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 Mar 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  High near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. 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: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. High near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 22 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
8:27 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
10am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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