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Severe thunderstorms possible from the upper Midwest to the lower Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, a few tornadoes and some hail are expected across much of Arkansas and southern Missouri Wednesday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging wind are also expected across Illinois during the day and across the lower Mississippi Valley overnight. Heavy rain with localized flooding is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain Fog/Mist

11°C

52°F

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed N 17 km/h
Barometer 999.0 mb (29.52 in)
Dewpoint 11°C (51°F)
Visibility 4.02 km
Wind Chill9°C (49°F)
Last update 26 Apr 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 9 by 1pm. North wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 12 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 4. West wind 8 to 14 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as 2. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 18 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. East wind 10 to 16 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. South wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 22 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Heavy Rain

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 21. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    High: 21 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 11.

    T-storms

    Low: 11 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 14.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 9 by 1pm. North wind 16 to 21 km/h, with gusts as high as 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 4. West wind 8 to 14 km/h.
Thursday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as 2. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. East wind 10 to 16 km/h.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. South wind 10 to 14 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 21. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 11.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 14.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 304 m)
5:57 am CDT Apr 26, 2017
7am CDT Apr 26, 2017-6pm CDT May 2, 2017
 
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