Hot temperatures returning to the Southwest

After a brief reprieve, the southwestern U.S. will heat up again on Sunday and last for several days. Temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees above normal in some locations, with daytime highs reaching 100 degrees in parts of the Inland Empire of southern California, and reaching 100-115 degrees in the deserts of Calif., Nevada and Arizona.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

A Few Clouds

78°F

26°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 26 Jun 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. Light and variable wind becoming north around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
3:56 am CDT Jun 26, 2016
4am CDT Jun 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 2, 2016
 
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