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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 20 Aug 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fort Scott KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  High near 84. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. High near 84. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Fort Scott KS
 37.84°N 94.69°W (Elev. 896 ft)
6:42 pm CDT Aug 20, 2017
8pm CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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