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Severe weather possible for parts of central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of the central and southern Plains Friday afternoon and evening, mainly across eastern New Mexico and West Texas, as well as northeastern Colorado. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

57°F

14°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.2 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 23 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Late
    Afternoon

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Late Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 74. Southeast wind around 13 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 55. Southeast wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 75. South wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Periods of showers and thunderstorms. Low around 65. South wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
8:15 am CDT May 23, 2015
5pm CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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