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Severe weather possible for parts of Plains on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley, with a higher concentration of severe storms possible in parts of eastern Kansas and far southeast Nebraska. Large hail and damaging winds could occur with the stronger thunderstorms. A tornado or two will be possible as well.
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Joplin MO

7 Day Forecast

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Springfield, MO Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 69 °F

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Wednesday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 70 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Thunderstorms

High: 79 °F

Thursday
Night

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Thunderstorms

Low: 52 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 67 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 43 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 69 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 69. Southeast wind around 8 mph.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
  • Wednesday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Thursday Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. High near 79. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Low around 52. West wind 7 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Sunny, with a high near 67.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 69.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 76.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.