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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Exacerbate Ongoing Flooding; Cold and Wintry Continue Out West

A developing wave will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the Arklatex area to the Middle Mississippi Valley; and may produce tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail; including potential for significant tornadoes and very large hail. Additional heavy rain will increase ongoing flooding. Heavy western mountain and Upper Midwest snow; and ice in the Northeast is also expected. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

42°F

6°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1023.0 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 23 Feb 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers.  High near 48. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers.  Low around 45. East wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then showers likely.  High near 57. Wind chill values as low as 47 early. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 30. West wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Clear

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 56. South wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers. High near 48. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers. Low around 45. East wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then showers likely. High near 57. Wind chill values as low as 47 early. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers likely before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 30. West wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 56. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
A chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
1:58 pm CST Feb 23, 2018
4pm CST Feb 23, 2018-6pm CST Mar 2, 2018
 
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