Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

52°F

11°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 29 Apr 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 59. East wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 59. East wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
5:12 am CDT Apr 29, 2016
6am CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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