Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today. Some Storms May Bring Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 1 Jul 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93.

    Hot

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. Southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Independence Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 96.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
8:26 am CDT Jul 1, 2016
10am CDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 7, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database