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Very heavy rainfall and flooding possible in central and southern U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple waves of heavy rain across a swath of the central and southern U.S., from Texas up to Michigan on Tuesday and into Wednesday. Parts of the ArkLaTex region could see 5 to 7 inches of rain on Wednesday. Freezing rain will also be possible in the Upper Midwest over next couple days, with snow in the Northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast and Breezy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 21 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1007.9 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Joplin MO

Flood Watch February 20, 06:00am until February 21, 06:00am
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Flood Watch
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Steady temperature around 64. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Temperature falling to around 40 by 2pm. Wind chill values as low as 32. South wind 13 to 18 mph becoming northwest 7 to 12 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain showers likely before 1am, then a slight chance of freezing rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Wind chill values as low as 16. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Wind chill values as low as 14. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 36 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of freezing rain after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Freezing Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Steady temperature around 64. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Temperature falling to around 40 by 2pm. Wind chill values as low as 32. South wind 13 to 18 mph becoming northwest 7 to 12 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain showers likely before 1am, then a slight chance of freezing rain. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Wind chill values as low as 16. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Wind chill values as low as 14. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of freezing rain after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
Showers. Cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Joplin MO
 37.11°N 94.55°W (Elev. 968 ft)
2:44 am CST Feb 20, 2018
3am CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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