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Very heavy rainfall and flooding possible in central and southern U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple waves of heavy rain across a swath of the central and southern U.S., from Texas up to Michigan on Tuesday and into Wednesday. Parts of the ArkLaTex region could see 5 to 7 inches of rain on Wednesday. Freezing rain will also be possible in the Upper Midwest over next couple days, with snow in the Northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1007.5 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Feb 10:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

Flood Watch February 20, 06:00am until February 21, 06:00am
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Flood Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Temperature rising to around 65 by 4am. South wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Temperature falling to around 41 by 2pm. Wind chill values as low as 33. South wind 9 to 17 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain showers likely before midnight, then a slight chance of freezing rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. Wind chill values as low as 17. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Freezing Rain

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Wind chill values as low as 16. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of freezing rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Chance
    Freezing Rain

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely before midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 55.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Temperature rising to around 65 by 4am. South wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Temperature falling to around 41 by 2pm. Wind chill values as low as 33. South wind 9 to 17 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain showers likely before midnight, then a slight chance of freezing rain. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Wind chill values as low as 17. North wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Wind chill values as low as 16. Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of freezing rain. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Thursday Night
Rain likely before midnight, then a chance of showers after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 55.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
10:58 pm CST Feb 19, 2018
11pm CST Feb 19, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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