Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Pittsburg KS

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light east wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 94. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 84.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light east wind.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 6 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 94. Southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Pittsburg KS
 37.42°N 94.69°W (Elev. 892 ft)
11:42 pm CDT Jun 28, 2016
12am CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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