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Severe storms and heavy rain possible from parts of Plains to Great Lakes on Labor Day

Isolated severe thunderstorms are forecast to develop on Labor Day along and ahead of a cold front from parts of the southern Great Lakes southwestward across Illinois and Missouri into southeast Kansas. Damaging winds, large hail and heavy rainfall will be possible with these storms.
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Joplin MO

7 Day Forecast

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Springfield, MO Local Forecast Office

Labor
Day

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 92 °F

Tonight

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Heavy
Rain

Low: 70 °F

Tuesday

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Heavy
Rain

High: 88 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 71 °F

Wednesday

Hot

Hot

High: 93 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 74 °F

Thursday

Hot

Hot

High: 93 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 72 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Labor Day Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Tonight Periods of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 70. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
  • Tuesday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 93. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Tuesday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. South wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
  • Thursday Sunny and hot, with a high near 93.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
  • Friday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
  • Friday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
  • Saturday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
  • Saturday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 81.