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Severe Thunderstorms over the Plains, Heavy Rain Threat Continues over Portions of the Mississippi Valley

Heavy rainfall with localized flooding will remain possible over portions of the Mississippi Valley and the Plains through midweek. In addition, severe thunderstorms will be possible over the southern and central Plains. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 16 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Pittsburg KS

Flash Flood Watch until August 17, 07:00am
Severe T-storm Watch until August 16, 10:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 17, 07:00am
    Severe T-storm Watch until August 16, 10:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 71. South wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 71. South wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Pittsburg KS
 37.42°N 94.69°W (Elev. 892 ft)
2:12 pm CDT Aug 16, 2017
5pm CDT Aug 16, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2017
 
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