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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Partly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.8 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles W Joplin MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Cloudy

    Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 78. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 68. West wind 8 to 13 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind around 9 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 8 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles W Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.52°W (Elev. 1017 ft)
12:15 pm CDT May 29, 2015
2pm CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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