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Severe Thunderstorms for the Midwest, Monsoon in the Southwest, Heat Continues in Southern and Central U.S on Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday in portions of the Midwest. Heavy rain, hail and damaging winds will all be possible, but a tornado cannot be ruled out either. The monsoonal flash flood threat remains in the Desert Southwest and Southern Rockies. Hot temperatures continue in the Southern Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heat Advisories are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joplin, Joplin Regional Airport (KJLN)

Lat: 37.16°NLon: 94.5°WElev: 981ft.

Fair

94°F

34°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed SW 14 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index104°F (40°C)
Last update 26 Jul 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joplin MO

Heat Advisory until July 26, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 26, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Wed

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 101. South wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind around 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 101. South wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind around 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Joplin MO
 37.08°N 94.5°W (Elev. 997 ft)
9:42 am CDT Jul 26, 2017
12pm CDT Jul 26, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 1, 2017
 
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