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Multi-day heavy rainfall and flooding event continues to unfold in the Central and Southern U.S.

Another day of heavy rain on Friday will further increase the risk of flash flooding and long-term flooding in the Southern Plains and the Lower/Mid-Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys. The NWS Weather Prediction Center has issued Moderate Risks for excessive rainfall for parts of these regions on Friday and into the weekend. Some areas may see an additional 4-5 inches of rain over the next 3 days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fog/Mist

39°F

4°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.8 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 22 Feb 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind around 6 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 46. Wind chill values as low as 31 early. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers.  Low around 37. Northeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Wind chill values as low as 33 early. Northeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. West wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 52.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 46. Wind chill values as low as 31 early. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Showers. Low around 37. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Wind chill values as low as 33 early. Northeast wind 7 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. West wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.69°W (Elev. 896 ft)
11:50 pm CST Feb 22, 2018
12am CST Feb 23, 2018-6pm CST Feb 28, 2018
 
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