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Heavy Snow Moves into the Rockies; Northern Plains

A storm will move from the western U.S. into the Wasatch and northern Rockies. Heavy snow, gusty winds and difficult travel conditions are likely. The storm will move into the Northern Plains toward the end of the week, with possible blizzard conditions. Elsewhere, heavy rain is possible along the central Gulf Coast and Florida while record warmth spreads into the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fog/Mist

54°F

12°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 22 Feb 8:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Isolated showers between 7am and noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Wind chill values as low as 48 early. East wind 6 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind 11 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 45.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Thursday
Isolated showers between 7am and noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Wind chill values as low as 48 early. East wind 6 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. South wind 11 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.69°W (Elev. 896 ft)
7:27 am CST Feb 22, 2017
9am CST Feb 22, 2017-6pm CST Feb 28, 2017
 
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