Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.08°NLon: -94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.5 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 43. Wind chill values as low as 23. West wind 5 to 14 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as 2. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Wind chill values as low as 1. East wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. Wind chill values as low as 14. Southeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain, snow, freezing drizzle, and sleet before 2pm, then a chance of rain between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. South wind 8 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 43. Wind chill values as low as 23. West wind 5 to 14 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Wind chill values as low as 2. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Wind chill values as low as 1. East wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 26. Wind chill values as low as 14. Southeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
A chance of rain, snow, freezing drizzle, and sleet before 2pm, then a chance of rain between 2pm and 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. South wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
5:56 am CST Feb 12, 2016
6am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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