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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Partly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update on 18 Apr 2:53 am CDT

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°N Lon: 94.5°W Elev: 981ft.

For More Weather Information:

Springfield, MO Local Forecast Office

Joplin MO

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 72. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
Last Update: 3:15 am CDT Apr 18, 2015
Forecast Valid: 4am CDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2015
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