Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Rain Fog/Mist and Breezy

65°F

18°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NW 21 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1008.6 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 27 May 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Pittsburg KS

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 8 to 11 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Pittsburg KS
 37.42°N 94.69°W (Elev. 892 ft)
4:11 am CDT May 27, 2016
4am CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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