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Severe Weather and Flooding From Portions of the Plains to the Mid-Atlantic

A potent spring storm system with abundant moisture will bring a chance of significant severe weather and heavy rain today into tonight. Damaging winds, large hail, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible across the Tennessee Valley, middle Ohio Valley, and portions of the Mid-Atlantic. Heavy rain and flooding are possible from the Ozarks to the Tennessee Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Thunderstorm Fog/Mist

80°F

27°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed N 14 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 27 May 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

Flash Flood Watch until May 28, 07:00am
Tornado Watch until May 27, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Tornado Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 28, 07:00am
    Tornado Watch until May 27, 07:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north in the evening.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.69°W (Elev. 896 ft)
12:47 pm CDT May 27, 2017
2pm CDT May 27, 2017-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2017
 
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