Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jul 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Light southwest wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Heat index values as high as 92. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Light southwest wind.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Heat index values as high as 92. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 94.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 95.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
3:26 am CDT Jul 28, 2016
3am CDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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