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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fog/Mist

65°F

18°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Joplin MO

    Flash Flood Watch until Wednesday 07:00pm
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    Flash Flood Watch
    •  
      Flash Flood Watch until Wednesday 07:00pm

      NOW until
      7:00pm Wed

      Flash Flood Watch

    • This
      Afternoon

      This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 11 to 13 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

      High: 72 °F

    • Tonight

      Tonight: Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 67. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

      Heavy Rain

      Low: 67 °F

    • Wednesday

      Wednesday: Periods of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

      Heavy Rain

      High: 78 °F

    • Wednesday
      Night

      Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

      Chance
      T-storms

      Low: 65 °F

    • Thursday

      Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

      Chance
      T-storms

      High: 85 °F

    • Thursday
      Night

      Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 71 °F

    • Friday

      Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

      Mostly Sunny

      High: 89 °F

    • Friday
      Night

      Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

      Mostly Clear

      Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 67. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Periods of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
1:15 pm CDT Jul 7, 2015
2pm CDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 13, 2015
 
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